Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kabobs Recipe

The season for grilling is upon us and we are starting it off with this amazing Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kabobs Recipe. The best part of summer besides all the outdoor fun is getting fresh fruit from the garden. I have several pineapple plants in my backyard and a giant mango tree in my front yard. Learn how to plant your own pineapple plants from the pineapples you buy in your grocery store here.

Grilled Pineapple Chicken BBQ

Chicken and Pineapple Recipes

During the summertime, I love making fresh light dishes like these Chicken and Pineapple recipes:

 

How to Grow a Pineapple Growing Pineapple in Your Yard

Health Benefits of Pineapples

Pineapples are low-calorie fruits that are filled with lost of nutrients like bromelain, protein, carbohydrates, soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. The vitamins in pineapples include vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene, thiamin, vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid), vitamin B6, and folate and Minerals like potassium, copper, manganese, calcium, sodium, and magnesium.

Helps with Inflammation

Pineapple is said to have the ability to reduce the inflammation of muscles and joints. These fruits contain a rare proteolytic enzyme called bromelain, which helps break down of complex proteins and has anti-inflammatory effects that help with arthritis.

Aids in Digestion

Since pineapples are rich in fiber, they aid in digestions and can help with other stomach related issues like constipation, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), atherosclerosis, and high blood pressure. Fiber helps move food through your system faster. Bromelain has anti-inflammatory properties and reduces gut inflammation helping with digestion as well.

Pineapples are a superstar fruit. Learn more about the many health benefits of pineapples here.

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kabobs Ingredients

 How to Make Pineapple Chicken?

Soak skewer sticks in water for 30 min. to prevent burning

Turn on BBQ grill to medium heat

Grilled ChickenBegin to cut Chicken into 1 inch thick chunks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slice the pineapple into chunks. Pineapple Cubes

 

 

 

Dice the onions into chunks using the natural width of your onion as your guide

 

 

 

Remove the seeds from  the peppers and cut them up into 1 inch pieces.

In a medium-size bowl, add Pina Colada mix, seasonings and soy sauce whisk to blend.

Begin to assemble skewer pineapple first then chicken, onion, and peppers.

Repeat process leaving 1 1/2 inches on both ends.

Salt and pepper to taste

Place skewers on the grill and begins to add the Pina colada sauce to each skewer while cooking.

Rotate often while adding more and more sauce.

Cook 15-20 min. turning often.

Sprinkle Roasted coconut on skewers once you pull them off the grill

 

 

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Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kabobs Recipe

Grilled Pineapple Chicken Kabobs Recipe perfect for grilling in the summer with an awesome marinade and fresh Pineapple, Onions, and Bell Peppers.
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Prep Time: 7 hours 26 minutes
Cook Time: 7 hours 26 minutes
Author: April Golightly

Ingredients

  • 4-5 boneless Chicken breast
  • 1 whole Pineapple
  • 1 of each Red Yellow and Orange Pepper
  • 2 Red Onions
  • 8 Long Skewer sticks
  • 1 Cup of Pina colada mix
  • 3 TBSP of Soy sauce
  • 2 TSP Garlic powder
  • 1 TSP of Cumin
  • 1 TSP Chili Powder
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Roasted coconut to garnish on top of skewers

Instructions

  • Soak skewer sticks in water for 30 min. to prevent burning
  • Turn on BBQ grill to medium heat
  • Begin to cut Chicken into 1 inch thick chunks
  • Cut the pineapple into chunks
  • Dice the onions into 1-inch chunks using the natural width of your onion as your guide
  • Remove the seeds from the peppers and cut into 1-inch chunks.
  • In a med. size bowl add Pina Colada mix, seasonings and soy sauce whisk to blend
  • Begin to assemble skewer pineapple first then chicken, onion, and peppers.
  • Repeat process leaving 1 1/2 inches on both ends.
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Place skewers on the grill and begins to add the Pina colada sauce to each skewer while cooking.
  • Rotate often while adding more and more sauce.
  • Cook 15-20 min. turning often
  • Sprinkle Roasted coconut on skewers once you pull them off the grill

 

Here are some more Summer Recipes for your next BBQ:

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