Dale's Waikiki BBQ Chicken

Sue L


Easy Hawaiian style chicken with a sweet and sour bbq sauce, not much effort at all. Not my original recipe, but I have loved this and have been making it for over 15 years. Thanks to Dale for posting the original.


★★★★☆ 1 vote

10 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 1/2 lb
    boneless chicken breast
  • ·
    flour, to coat
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • ·
    cooking oil
  • 8 oz
    can crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 c
    barbecue sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1 c
    pineapple chunks (optional garnish)

How to Make Dale's Waikiki BBQ Chicken


  1. Flatten chicken breast between pieces of wax paper or plastic wrap with a mallet and cut into serving size pieces.
  2. Season chicken with salt and black pepper, then dredge in flour, shaking off excess.
  3. Heat oil about an inch deep in a large skillet and brown pieces of chicken on both sides and drain.
  4. Whisk together the crushed pineapple, bbq sauce, cornstarch and ginger.
  5. Place chicken in a clean skillet and cover with sauce. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 25-35 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  6. Garnish with chinks of pineapple if desired.

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About Dale's Waikiki BBQ Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian

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