Pineapple Grilled Chicken Recipe

Even though Labor Day has come and gone, I’m not quite ready to let summer go!  We are getting in a few more grilling recipes before putting our grill away for the year.  This chicken is so juicy and the marinade only has a few simple ingredients that you probably have on hand!


Forgive me for the lack of food styling.  It was all I could do to snap a picture before my family devoured this! 🙂

Serves: 8

Pineapple Grilled Chicken Recipe

This chicken is so juicy and flavorful! The marinade is made with a few simple ingredients from your pantry!

4 hrPrep Time

10 minCook Time

4 hr, 10 Total Time

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  • 1 cup lemon lime soda
  • 1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple (undrained)
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 6-8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine soda, pineapple, soy sauce and brown sugar. Mix until sugar dissolves.
  2. Add chicken to marinade.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight.
  4. Remove chicken from fridge and preheat grill to medium high heat. Grill the chicken for a couple of minutes on each side, turning once, until the chicken is no longer pink and reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees.
Recipe Type: Main Dish


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9 Responses to “Pineapple Grilled Chicken Recipe”

  1. DJ Johnson
    This looks like something I need to cook... except I have to admit that we have had four cans of lemon-lime soda in the fridge for ages because the first two of the six-pack were vile tasting to both of us. So my question is how much of the flavor of the soda brand is prominent in the overall flavor of the chicken? Is it like root beer in a pot roast, which you can't really tell is there? Or would this seem as vile as the soda was?

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