Easy Healthy Grilled Pineapple Chicken

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This Healthy Grilled Pineapple Chicken Recipe is delicious and easy to make! Whether you use chicken thighs or breasts, your entire family will love it. This is a terrific choice for those busy weeknights when you only have a short time to make dinner because they cook so fast.

This tropical chicken has become our new favorite savory pineapple dish. In this recipe, you’ll be grilling pineapple slices next to chicken marinated in a mouthwatering, sticky-sweet glaze. The combination makes for the perfect sweet and savory dish!

Easy Healthy Grilled Pineapple Chicken

Easy Healthy Grilled Pineapple Chicken

Easy Healthy Grilled Pineapple Chicken

This Healthy Grilled Pineapple Chicken Recipe is delicious and easy to make! Whether you use chicken thighs or breasts, your entire family will love it. This is a terrific choice for those busy weeknights when you only have a short time to make dinner because they cook so fast.

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple, skin removed and cut into rounds with the core removed
  • 2 lbs boneless chicken thighs, (or breasts)

For the marinade:

  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice, (or sub water if you don't have any)
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 4-6 pitted dates, soaked for 10-15 minutes in warm water to soften then drained
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

For serving and topping:

  • White or cauli rice, (Cauli rice for Whole30)
  • Mixed greens
  • Chopped green onions, (for topping)
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