Sweet pineapple and grilled chicken combine together perfectly to
create an incredibly delicious meal everyone is sure to ask for
all year round. If you want to make an easy to prepare meal that
looks and tastes as if it was made by a gourmet chef, grilled
chicken along with chunks of pineapple, chopped peppers, and a
selection of spices may be just what you have been looking for.
When making pineapple salsa for chicken, you may want to vary
your recipe by adding different types of fruits and vegetables.
Experiment with the salsa using various peppers, red, orange,
green, and yellow, as well as a variety of fruits such as
coconut, limes, mangos, and oranges.
You may want to make this dish several times using different
combinations of ingredients before you find the one that becomes
your favorite. You can also add ingredients such as honey, soy,
or teriyaki sauce to the chicken marinade along with different
blends of spices including cinnamon, curry, and ginger.
Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Salsa Recipe
What You Need
1/4 cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons lime juice
3 tablespoons orange juice
2 tablespoons canola oil
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon oregano
6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1-1/2 cups pineapple, cut into chunks
2 large tomatoes, deseeded and chopped
1/2 cup red onion, chopped
1/2 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup green bell pepper, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, deseeded and chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 cup lime juice
Salt and pepper to taste
How to Make It
In a large, resealable plastic bag big enough to hold all 6
chicken breasts, add the 3 juices, canola oil, sugar, cumin,
pepper, salt, and oregano. Seal the bag and shake to mix well.
Add the chicken breasts to the bag, seal, and shake again to coat
If you need to use two plastic bags, simply divide the
ingredients in half and put 3 pieces of chicken in each.
Refrigerate the chicken breasts for at least 4 hours to marinate.
In a medium sized mixing bowl, add the cut pineapple, the chopped
tomatoes, onion, peppers, cilantro, lime juice, and the salt and
pepper and mix well together. Cover and refrigerate until ready
After preheating the grill on medium, remove the chicken from the
plastic bag and discard the marinade.
Grill the chicken over medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes on each
side or until the center of the breasts are no longer pink and
the juices run clear. Do not pierce the chicken too often while
cooking as losing too much juice will cause the meat to become
Stir the pineapple salsa and spoon over the grilled chicken and
serve. You may also want to sprinkle freshly squeezed lemon juice
over top of the chicken and salsa. Serve with a variety of salad
greens and vegetables, rice, or potatoes.
A baked chicken rice recipe is sure to become a favorite dish in
your household when you add all of your family's favorite
ingredients such as different types of cheese. Grilled chicken
recipes are great for picnics and any time of year you want
juicy, delicious chicken prepared with a variety of tasty
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