1 fresh pineapple, skin removed and cut into rounds with the core removed
2 lbs boneless chicken thighs (or breasts)
For the marinade:
1/2 cup coconut aminos
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup tomato paste
4-6 pitted dates, soaked for 10-15 minutes in warm water to soften then drained
2 tsp garlic powder
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp smoked paprika
For serving and topping:
White or cauli rice (Cauli rice for Whole30)
Chopped green onions (for topping)
- Soak dates in warm water as noted to soften.
- To make the marinade, place all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and run continuously to combine all the ingredients until smooth. Stop to scrape sides down as needed and restart.
- Place chicken in a shallow bowl or dish and pour the marinade over. Toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.