The Ultimate BBQ Pineapple Chicken Kabobs Recipe

BBQ Chicken Kabobs recipe with tender chicken grilled with pineapple then slathered with your favorite BBQ sauce. This ultimate BBQ recipe for grilled chicken kabobs is perfect for your next cookout! A great way to impress your family at your next family gathering.

Perfectly cooked and tender chicken, paired with pineapple, pepper, and onion, what’s there not to like. This combination has the perfect balance of flavors and is definitely a must-try!

How To Make The Tastiest BBQ Pineapple Chicken Kabobs:


  • 2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1-inch chunks)
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • 2/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 sweet onion (cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • Kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper (to taste)


Start by combining the barbecue sauce, teriyaki sauce, garlic, and ginger in a medium-sized bowl. Reserve a 1/2 cup of the sauce and set it aside.

Next, in a gallon size Ziploc bag combine the barbecue sauce mixture and chicken.

Then marinate the chicken for at least 2 hours to overnight, up to 8 hours. Also, make sure to turn the bag every once in a while.

Once the chicken has finished marinating, take it out of the fridge and drain it.

Now, thread chicken, pineapple, bell pepper, and onion onto skewers. Brush all the ingredients with canola oil. Also, season using salt and pepper according to your taste.

After that, preheat the grill to medium heat.

Next, add the skewers to the grill, and cook them while turning occasionally. Once about 10 minutes have passed and the chicken is completely cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 165 °F take it off the grill and brush the skewers using the reserved barbecue sauce.

After brushing the skewers with the barbecue sauce, return them to the grill and cook for an additional minute or two.

Serve immediately and enjoy!


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