Chicken Pineapple Kabobs

Chicken Pineapple Kabobs
This is another recipe from Coastal Living Cookbook. I have to tell you this marinade was fantastic!

I just halved a half a boneless chicken breast, and threaded the marinated chicken on a skewer. Cook for at most 5 minutes per side on the grille, and they were cooked perfectly. I was very paranoid I would over cook, but also didn’t want to under cook, so it was just luck they came out perfectly. I marinated the pineapple spears along with the chicken and grille separately on the grille. The chicken breasts were on the smaller side so when I halved them they were the perfect size to cook quickly. These skewers are perfect served with my Rice Pilaf recipe.

This marinade is definitely a keeper and very easy to make.

Chicken Pineapple Kabobs
 
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This quick and easy chicken is juicy and has a perfectly balanced marinade flavor. The pineapple is succulent and juicy and delicious.
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Recipe type: Main Dish
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • ¼ cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • ¼ tsp dried crushed red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 chicken breasts, boned and skinned (cut into strips)
  • 1 small cored fresh pineapple, cut in to wedges
Instructions
  1. Combine first 7 ingredients in a shallow dish or ziploc bag; add chicken. Cover or seal; chill 2 hours; turning chicken occasionally. Add pineapple the last 30 minutes of marinating.
  2. Remove chicken and pineapple from marinade; discard marinade. Thread chicken on skewers.
  3. Grill chicken over medium heat about 5-10 minutes a side. Use instant read meat thermometer if unsure.
  4. Grilll pineapple for about 5 minutes a side, or until lightly browned in places.
  5. Serve over rice.
Notes
If in doubt at all that the chicken is done, use an instant read thermometer to test doneness. The safe temperature for poultry is 165 degrees F.

 

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