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Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs

These easy kabobs have tender, juicy chicken that is marinated in a flavor packed pineapple teriyaki. A rainbow of crisp vegetables and fresh pineapple basted with the sticky, sweet marinade tastes like Spring in every bite.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: Grilled Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs
Servings: 6
Calories: 429kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds chicken thighs - boneless, skinless
  • 1 sweet red bell pepper
  • 1 sweet orange bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 2 cup pineapple chunks fresh
  • 1 red onion

Pineapple Teriyaki Marinade

  • 6 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons ginger - fresh grated
  • 4 cloves garlic - finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar

Instructions

  • Whisk marinade ingredients together in a small bowl.
  • Cube chicken into 1" pieces.
  • Pour HALF of the marinade on the chicken.  Refrigerate the chicken in a covered bowl or in a ziplok bag for at least 1-2 hours but no longer then 24 hours.
  • Cube the vegetables and pineapple into1" pieces.
  • If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 30 minutes before before adding the meat and veggies.
  • Thread marinated chicken pieces (discarding the chicken marinade), vegetables, and pineapple pieces onto skewers and place on a preheated, oiled barbecue grill.
  • Cook 4-7 minutes and then flip.  Baste severl times with the unused marinade.
  • Place the remaining, unused marinade in a small saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes.  Serve with the cooked kabobs for drizzling as desired.  Garnish with cilantro or green onion.

Notes

Broiler Directions:  Preheat the broiler to high.  Place the skewers in a single layer on a large baking sheet that has been treated with cooking spray. Broil for 4-6 minutes, then flip the skewers and broil on the other side for and additional 4-6 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 2307mg | Potassium: 736mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 1435IU | Vitamin C: 97.7mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2.9mg