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Pineapple Grilled Chicken Recipe

This chicken is so juicy and the marinade only has a few simple ingredients that you probably have on hand!
Prep Time4 hrs
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time4 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Favorite summer dinner recipe, grilled chicken recipe, Kid-friendly dinner, picky eater approved
Servings: 8
Calories: 305kcal


  • Large Mixing Bowl
  • Can Opener
  • Grill


  • 1 cup lemon lime soda
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple do not drain
  • cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 8 boneless chicken breasts


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


  • To make sure the chicken is done, make sure it is no longer pink, and has at least reached an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit.


Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 367mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 129IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg