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Island Chicken Skewers

Prep time 2 hrs, 30 mins
Cook time 12 mins

5 Servings

When It Comes to Party Appetizers, Stick to Chicken.


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

How to Make It

  1. Step 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. Step 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. Step 3: Add chicken to the bowl with the cooled marinade. Stir to coat the chicken. Cover; refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

  4. Step 4: Thread chicken pieces onto skewers. Discard remaining marinade.

  5. Step 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.