Grilled Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Recipe

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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.Hawaiian BBQ Chicken with pineapple on rice is a yummy meal

We always cook with chicken raised by a Canadian farmer because we know that it is grain-fed, free of hormones and steroids and they have high animal care standards. To help me cook our chicken to correct food-safe temperature I use this this handy cooking temperature chart.Hawaiian barbecue Chicken with pineapple on rice is a yummy mealWhen I go grocery shopping I always look for the Raised by a Canadian Chicken Farmer label which luckily for us our local stores always care. In addition, to make my shopping easier I use the grocery app, it’s so handy you’ll wish you started using it sooner!

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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.

Hawaiian bbq Chicken with pineapple on rice is a yummy meal

Grilled Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Recipe

  • Author: Powered by Mom
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 45
  • Yield: 6 1x


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.



  1. 1 cup pineapple juice
  2. 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  3. ¾ cup ketchup
  4. ¾ cup soy sauce
  5. ⅓ cup chicken broth
  6. 21/2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
  7. 11/2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  8. 3 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast


  1. 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.
  2. Drain the chicken and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil, then using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack.
  3. 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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Hawaiian barbecue Chicken with pineapple on rice is a yummy meal
Now doesn’t this Hawaiian BBQ Chicken recipe sound easy to make? Serve it on top of coconut rice and oh my so delicious. You can also serve it with salad but I have to say it has such a tropical taste when you do it with the coconut rice and it soakes up all the juices.
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  1. This chicken looks amazing. And it seems fairly easy to make and since it is starting to warm up finally I am going to make it this weekend. This is a recipe that my whole family will eat.

  2. The photos for Grilled Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Recipe look so tasty! This would be a fun dish to make on the grill for a Labor day party.

  3. Wow amazing recipe to try. Just love chicken always looking for great recipes for chicken thanks for sharing

  4. This looks delicious! I’ve never tried Hawaiian BBQ sauce. I’ll have to make this.

  5. This recipe looks easy! The pineapple juice and brown sugar are interesting ingredients to make it sweet.

  6. I rate this recipe a five star because this looks so authentic in comparison to what I had visiting Hawaii at a Luau.

  7. Grilled pineapple is a favorite of mine in the summer time! I know it will pair perfectly with this chicken!

  8. Can’t wait to try this recipe. I get so tired of the same old BBQ sauce. This sounds amazing!

  9. This looks like the perfect summer time meal! I can’t wait to try it! I’ve added the ingredients to this weeks grocery list.

  10. This recipe looks and sounds so delish! I look forward to this time of year when we can finally break out the grill.

  11. I found inspiration in the BBQ Chicken over Apple Maple Baked Beans. I love cooking on the BBQ and slow cooker when I am at the trailer so this is perfect!

  12. The honey dijon drumsticks – I have a house favourite recipe that is very similar to the one on The best part is that it can be made on the bbq in the summer, and in the oven in the winter.

  13. I keep it really simple. An oil based salad dressing I like I will marinate my chicken breast in and cook it in a sous vide

  14. Bulgur Chicken Burgers with Yogurt Sauce looks interesting and I have added this to my list to try this summer! Thanks for sharing the link. 🙂

  15. This Hawaiian BBQed chicken recipe looks so yummy! I’m gonna try it next time I BBQ – thanks 🙂 My favourite lately has been a basic grilled chicken breast that I slice and put on a caesar salad – so good!

  16. This looks and sounds so good. I was looking for for a new recipe for Memorial Day Weekend and this is one of them.

  17. This sounds absolutely delicious and so perfect for Summer! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe, I can’t wait to try it! 🙂

  18. This looks delicious! Since I eat keto/Primal I’d switch up the soy sauce for coconut aminos & the brown sugar for palm sugar. Great idea & I love a sweet sauce!

  19. I made this last night and it was a hit! The flavors are so delicious and are a great way to kick off the summer!

  20. My favorite grilled recipe is to use skinless, boneless chicken thighs. After thighs are four minutes away from finishing I add my favorite bbq sauce.

  21. I like to use a lemon pepper marinate for grilling but this Hawaiian grilled recipe looks fabulous especially served over coconut rice.

  22. I saved this recipe and will absolutely make it. The pictures really sell it. I could frame that first pic and put it in my kitchen. Love all the ingredients, easy to make and it looks and sounds tantalizingly great. Can’t ask for anything else in a recipe. thank you.

  23. This sounds so good. We eat alot of chicken so I am always looking for new recipes. Love all the healthy ingredients in this. Thank you so much. I can’t wait to make this