Grilled Hawaiian BBQ Chicken with Homemade BBQ Sauce
A delicious Hawaiian bbq chicken marinated with your own bbq sauce!
Why buy bbq sauce for this Hawaiian bbq chicken when you can easily make your own with a few ingredients you probably have in your kitchen. You will love this recipe that is perfect for the bbq. I love to grill on the BBQ even when the weather is not quite warm enough because food from the BBQ is so yummy.
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Now let’s talk some more about this delicious Hawaiian BBQ chicken. What makes it Hawaiian, the pineapple? I’m not sure I just like to think of myself looking at the ocean in Hawaii while eating this Hawaiian BBQ chicken on the patio. Is that not enough reason? Whether it qualifies as a “Hawaiian BBQ” dish or not I think you will enjoy it as much as we do.Print
Grilled Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Recipe
This delicious Hawaiian BBQ chicken is the perfect grilling recipe do enjoy for those backyard get togethers or just because. It’s moist and oh so flavourful.
- Prep Time: 15
- Cook Time: 30
- Total Time: 45
- Yield: 6
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 1 cup brown sugar, packed
- ¾ cup ketchup
- ¾ cup soy sauce
- ⅓ cup chicken broth
- 2-1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
- 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic, minced
- 3 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast
- In a large bowl, whisk together pineapple juice, brown sugar, ketchup, soy sauce, broth, ginger and garlic until combined. Reserve 1 cup marinade for basting, then cover and refrigerate. Add chicken breast to bowl, ladle sauce over chicken, then refrigerate for 30 minutes to overnight.
- Drain the chicken and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil, then using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
- Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 6-8 minutes on each side or until no longer pink and a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest portion reads 165 degrees. Baste occasionally with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes. Serve with grilled pineapple slices and coconut rice.
Keywords: chicken, grilled, bbq, Hawaiian bbq
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