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#CookoutWeek: Sweet and Spicy Hawaiian Chicken Skewers

The perfect pairing of chicken, pineapple and bell peppers covered in a sweet and spicy marinade and grilled to perfection.
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Prep Time 1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Course Chicken
Servings 4


For the Marinade:

  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice
  • ¼ cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha or more to taste
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon chili oil or any oil you have
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Skewers:

  • 1 lb. chicken breast cut into 1 ½ inch pieces
  • 2 cups pineapple cut into 1 ½ inch pieces
  • 2 green peppers cut into 1 ½ inch pieces
  • 1 large red onion cut into 1 ½ inch pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. Combine the ingredients for the marinade and set half aside.
  • 2. Place the cubed chicken into a sealable bag and pour half the marinade on top. Refrigerate for 1 hour, but up to overnight.
  • 3. Soak 6-8 skewers in cold water for 30 minutes.
  • 4. Heat the grill or grill pan to medium high heat, around 425 degrees.
  • 5. Alternate threading the onion, bell peppers, pineapple and chicken onto the skewers.
  • 6. Grill the skewers for 5 minutes on each side, then baste with the reserved marinade and cook for 1-2 minutes more on each side. Serve immediately.

Recipes on Cookaholic Wife are for information purposes only. Nutritional Data provided has not been evaluated by a nutritionist.

Keyword bell pepper, chicken, hawaiian, kebabs, pineapple, skewers
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