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Chicken Pineapple Kabobs

  • Author: A Foodie Affair
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


This quick and easy chicken is juicy and has a perfectly balanced marinade flavor. The pineapple is succulent and juicy and delicious.


  • 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 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


  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.


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.