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Pineapple Chicken Tenders Recipe

Great news, only 4 ingredients added to these pineapple chicken tenders for a delicious dinner. I couldn't believe how easy this recipe was to make and the kids were begging for more. It's a crowd pleaser.
Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Chicken Dinner, Chicken Tenders in the Oven, Easy Chicken Dinner, Easy dinner recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 296kcal


  • 9x13" Baking Dish
  • blender
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 2 pounds chicken tenders
  • 23.5 ounces pineapple chunks 1 jar, drained
  • cup BBQ Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 2 Tablespoons sesame seeds optional


  • Arrange chicken tenders in a lightly sprayed 9 x 13 inch baking dish.
  • In a blender or food processor combine the pineapple chunks, barbecue sauce, soy sauce, and honey.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour 3/4 of the blended mixture over the chicken tenders arranged in the baking dish.
  • Cover and marinate in the fridge for an hour.
  • Remove from fridge and bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, or until no longer pink in middle.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds on top of chicken if desired.
  • Serve with the remaining sauce for dipping.


  • This recipe can be made ahead of time
Side Dish Ideas to go with pineapple chicken:
Roasted Veggie Pasta Salad
Mom’s Traditional Pasta Salad
Roasted Baby Potatoes
Twisted Cheese Breadsticks
Captain America Fruit Platter


Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 675mg | Potassium: 761mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg