Island Chicken Skewers

A pineapple juice-based marinade transforms chicken tenders into a very tasty dish.

Island  Chicken Skewers
  • Prep time 20 min

  • Total time 3 hr

  • Servings 16

Island Chicken Skewers nutrition info

You will need

  • 1

    cup (1 can 8.4 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Juice

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/3 cup less sodium soy sauce
  • 2 clove garlic, smashed
  • 3 green onions, cut into 1/2-in. pieces
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenders, cut into 2-inch strips
  • 16 wooden skewers soaked in water


  • 1

    Combine pineapple juice, brown sugar, lime juice, soy sauce, garlic, and green onions in  small saucepan and bring to boil for 5 minutes. Carefully pour out 3/4 cup mixture into a bowl to use for marinating the chicken. Allow the marinade to cool.

  • 2

    Meanwhile, return saucepan to the stove and boil remaining pineapple mixture until slightly thicken. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Reserve to use as a dipping sauce.

  • 3

    Add chicken to the bowl with the cooled marinade. Stir to coat the chicken. Cover; refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

  • 4

    Thread chicken pieces onto skewers. Discard remaining marinade.

  • 5

    Heat grill to medium heat and oil it with cooking spray. Grill chicken until cooked through, about 5 minutes on each side. Serve with reserved dipping sauce.

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