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Top-down shot of a white bowl of grilled chicken, rice, pineapple, jalapeno, lime wedges, and fresh chopped herbs, on a dark and light blue patterned cloth, on top of a striped wood table.

Hawaiian Grilled Chicken Thighs

  • Author: Meghan Bassett
  • Total Time: 6 hrs, 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Go tropical and make the best Hawaiian grilled chicken. It’s an easy dinner dish that’s tangy and sweet, featuring simple ingredients.




  1. Place all ingredients in a large zip-top bag. Seal and turn the chicken to coat well. Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.
  2. Heat grill on high. Place chicken on the hot grill, and discard the bag and marinade.
  3. Cook for 4 minutes on each side, or until the chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F.
  4. Serve immediately, with pineapple, white rice, and a sprinkling of red pepper flakes or jalapeno, lime wedges, and chopped cilantro or parsley.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Barbecue and Grill
  • Method: Grilling
  • Cuisine: Entree

Keywords: chicken, grill, summer, pineapple, Hawaiian