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Chicken kabobs with marinated chicken, bell peppers, pineapple chunks, mushrooms and cherry tomatoes are packed with flavor and perfect for your gatherings.

Grilled Chicken Kabobs with Pineapple

  • Author: Sharon Chen
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 15 kabobs 1x
  • Category: Appetizer, Gluten Free, Paleo
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American


Chicken kabobs with marinated chicken, bell pepper, pineapple, mushroom and cherry tomatoes.



For the chicken marinade:

  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

For the chicken kabobs:

  • 1.5 pounds chicken breast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 large green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 (20-oz) can pineapple chunks in 100% pineapple juice
  • 4 ounces medium button mushrooms
  • Half pint of cherry tomatoes


  1. Place the chicken marinade ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Once the mixture starts boiling, turn down the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove heat and let cool.
  2. Place prepared chicken cubes in the saucepan with the marinade. Mix well and refrigerate for 1-2 hours.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare vegetables and soak 15 wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  4. When ready to cook, preheat grill to medium-high heat. Thread bell pepper, mushroom, pineapple, chicken and tomatoes on the skewers, leaving the chicken marinade in the saucepan.
  5. Bring the marinade to a boil.
  6. Grill the chicken kabobs for 12-15 minutes until the chicken is completely cooked through, turning and brushing with the remaining marinade occasionally.


You can use fresh pineapples for this recipe. I used canned pineapple chunks in 100% pineapple juice and reserved 1/2 cup juice from the can for the chicken marinade.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 62
  • Sugar: 5.8g
  • Sodium: 22mg
  • Fat: 1.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.3g
  • Fiber: 0.9g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg

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