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chicken-pineapple kabobs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Sandy Smith
Everywhere, TX

These hit the spot with my husband!

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For chicken-pineapple kabobs

  • 1 1/2 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken thighes, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 12 slice
  • 3 c
    fresh pineapple chunks (1 inch cubes)
  • 1/3 c
    hickory-smoked barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 c
    pineapple preserves
  • white rice

How To Make chicken-pineapple kabobs

  • 1
    Soak eight short bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes (or use four long metal skewers). Place chicken on microwave-safe plate and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes stirring once halfway through cooking time. Cut bacon crosswise into 2-inch long pieces. Thread skewers with chicken, folded bacon, and pineapple chunks, leaving a 1/4-inch space between pieces.
  • 2
    Heat grill to medium-high for gas, or prepare charcoal grill with medium-hot coals. Place skewers on grill and cook for 6 minutes; turn and grill for 6 minutes longer.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small microwave-safe bowl, stir together barbecue sauce and pineappple preserves; microwave on HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes or until warm. Microwave cooked rice following package directions.
  • 4
    Remove skewers from grill. Brush with warm barbecue sauce mixture. Serve with hot rice and remaining barbecue sauce mixture on the side. Enjoy!