Hawaiian Chicken Skewers



Indulge in a taste of the islands with these mouthwatering Hawaiian Chicken Skewers. This delicious recipe features tender chicken, juicy pineapple, and vibrant bell peppers, all coated in a sweet and tangy teriyaki sauce. Grilled to perfection, these skewers are the ultimate summer dinner that will transport you straight to paradise.


Hawaiian Chicken Skewers

Tender chicken, juicy pineapple, and vibrant bell peppers grilled to perfection, coated in a sweet teriyaki sauce.
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4


  • 1/2 c. barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 c. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp. ginger minced
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 chicken breasts cut into 1″ pieces
  • 2 c. cubed pineapple
  • 2 green bell peppers diced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • White rice for serving
  • 2 tsp. cilantro


  • Preheat the grill or grill pan on medium heat.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together barbecue sauce, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, minced garlic, minced ginger, honey, salt, and crushed red pepper flakes until well combined.
  • Build skewers by alternating chicken, pineapple, peppers, and red onion. Place them on a baking sheet and pour over half of the marinade.
  • Place the skewers on the preheated grill and brush them with the reserved marinade. Cook for 5 minutes, then flip the skewers and brush the other side with marinade.
  • Continue to cook for another 5 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve the Hawaiian Chicken Skewers with white rice and a sprinkle of cilantro.


Additional description for the notes: These skewers can be marinated for up to 5 hours for extra flavor. Feel free to get creative with the ingredients and customize the skewers to your liking.

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