Chicken Barbecue Recipe

This chicken barbecue has sweet, savory, and smoky flavors.

Here’s the Hawaiian version of good ol’ chicken barbecue. Aside from thighs, you can also use chicken drumsticks and wings, too. 

Chicken Barbecue Recipe

Idge Mendiola
This chicken barbecue has sweet, savory, and smoky flavors.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Others
Servings 4


Chicken Barbecue Ingredients

  • 1 240-ml can unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup tomato ketchup
  • 1/2 Cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tablespoon ginger grated
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 800 Grams chicken thigh fillets
  • canned pineapple rings drained, to serve
  • parsley Chopped, for garnish


  • Combine pineapple juice, soy sauce, ketchup, sugar, ginger, and garlic in a bowl. Add chicken and marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for 6 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat a charcoal grill or a grill pan over medium heat. Drain chicken and set marinade aside.
  • Grill chicken, basting occasionally with reserved marinade, until cooked and slightly charred, about 5 to 7 minutes per side. Grill pineapple rings until browned, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Transfer chicken to a platter. Top with grilled pineapple rings. Garnish with parsley and edible flowers, if desired. Serve immediately.
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