Grilled Chicken Teriyaki Sandwiches with homemade teriyaki sauce. It’s easier than you think! And so delicious too! Includes video tutorial.
What sauce should I put on these chicken teriyaki sandwiches?
You could put extra teriyaki sauce, but I find a honey mustard mayonnaise is the perfect compliment! And so easy too. Just mix in some store-bought honey mustard to your favorite mayonnaise and you’re done!
How do you grill pineapple?
Pineapple is one of those fruits that holds up well under the heat of the grill. I also find the canned pineapple rings give you that nice uniform size for using on top of sandwiches. Just brush lightly with some unflavored oil and grill until nicely they are nicely charred and warmed through.
How long do chicken breasts grill for?
You’ll want to grill your chicken for 6-8 minutes on each side until cooked through. Depending upon the thickness of your chicken breasts it could take less or more time but I find 6-8 minutes is a good place to start.
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WHAT TO SERVE WITH THESE SANDWICHES:
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For Teriyaki Marinade:
- 1 Cup (240 ml) of Water
- 1/3 cup ( 60 g) brown sugar
- 1/2 cup (120 ml) of soy sauce
- 2 tsp (10 ml) honey
- 2 garlic glove
- 2 tbsp (30 ml) apple cider vinegar
- 1 tsp (5 ml) fresh grated ginger
- 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in half
- 4 pineapple rings
- 4 whole wheat honey buns
- Lettuce of choice
- 2 tbsp (30 ml) honey mustard + ¼ cup mayonnaise
- In a large sauce pan combine all ingredients for the teriyaki sauce and allow to simmer for 10 mins for the flavors to marry. Allow to cool completely otherwise the hot marinade will “cook” your chicken!
- Pour the marinade in a dish and place chicken breasts on top, making sure chicken is coated on all sides with the marinade. Refrigerate for 1-2 hours or overnight even better!
- Oil your grill well and then heat to medium high. Grill chicken 6-8 mins on each side until cooked through. You can grill pineapple rings at the same time 3-4 mins each side.
- To assemble. Combine the mayonnaise and honey mustard to create a honey mustard mayo spread. Dollop spread on bottom and top of grilled buns.
- Place lettuce on bottom bun, add grilled chicken, top with pineapple, slice sandwiches in half. Et voila! Dinner is served!
- Serve with a fresh corn salad or potato salad.
You can make the marinade at least 1-2 days in advance. Keep covered and refrigerated until ready to use.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 1015 Total Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 15g Cholesterol: 58mg Sodium: 344mg Carbohydrates: 165g Fiber: 27g Sugar: 23g Protein: 51g