Baked Pineapple BBQ chicken recipe is the perfect meal idea for family dinner or a big get together. It is easy and delicious but tastes like you spent all day in the kitchen. It is so tasty but only requires 3 simple ingredients!
Baked Pineapple BBQ Chicken Recipe
This is one of those recipes that you can make for a lazy day or to serve when people come over. It is easy but it tastes like you spent more work than just dumping stuff in a pan!
This recipe is also great to throw together for a freezer dinner or to bring to a family that just had a baby.
The pineapple and BBQ blend together for such a tangy and sweet sauce that is amazing in each bite. Your family will love this meal.
You only need 3 ingredients to get dinner on the table for your family and it will be a huge hit!
What do you serve with Pineapple Barbecue Chicken?
Serve it over rice and you have a full meal. It is that easy!
Learn how to freeze rice and you can make this meal even easier. I love to grab the rice from the freezer and we all can enjoy a really easy meal.
We do this for lots of meals and it helps put together a quick meal. If you are not freezing rice, it is such a time saver.
Sometimes we also add a simple side salad or learn how to steam broccoli in the microwave for another easy side idea.
The pineapple bbq sauce tastes amazing!
Spoon this sauce over the rice for a great meal. I could eat this sauce by the spoonful it is so flavorful.
You can even learn how to make this Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe. It is very cost effective and so easy to make.
What all do you need to make this Baked BBQ Pineapple Chicken Recipe?
- Chicken Breasts
- Crushed Pineapple
- BBQ Sauce (Try this Easy Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe.)
With just a few super easy ingredients, you can have this amazing meal!
How do you make Pineapple Chicken Baked Recipe?
I like to pound the chicken breast fillets to make them really thin.
Next, you just toss the pineapple and BBQ Sauce over the chicken in the pan. Easy!
Bake and enjoy. I told you it was SO simple!
You can garnish with green onions if you prefer.
Keep reading for the full recipe.
With only 3 main ingredients you can’t mess up this Pineapple BBQ Chicken Marinade!
It is just the best meal and so incredibly easy.
Can you make Crockpot BBQ Pineapple Chicken?
Yes, throw it in the crock pot and come home to dinner ready and waiting. We love this option if we are going to be gone all day and need dinner when we come home.
Try BBQ Pineapple Chicken Crockpot recipe!
This is a great recipe to put in the slow cooker or bake in the oven based on your schedule. You can’t go wrong with this amazing meal.
Sometimes we make fresh pineapple chicken recipe.
This recipe calls for canned pineapple and it is simple and delicious. However, sometimes when pineapple is in season and on sale, I like to use fresh pineapple for a nice change.
It is so tasty as well.
Another great idea is Pineapple BBQ Chicken legs.
Use what you have or what is on sale at the grocery store. We have cooked chicken legs and it was wonderful.
However you decide to cook this meal, your family will love this easy and delicious recipe.
You can also try BBQ Pineapple chicken thighs.
As you can see this meal is so versatile and has lots of great options. Use what you prefer or can get on sale.
This meal is packed with flavor and so tasty.
What can I add to this Baked Pineapple BBQ chicken recipe?
This recipe is amazing as is but sometimes I like to add red onion and bell pepper. It not only adds a gorgeous pop of color but really enhances the flavor even more in this barbecue chicken.
If you love adding onion and pepper to recipes like we do, you will love this tip. Another time saving tip is to use a small food chopper or food processor to quickly and easily chop onions and peppers.
If you do not have one of these, I highly recommend them. They are such a time saver and you make cooking so fast and easy.
I usually just chop the entire vegetable and freeze what I don’t need. It’s so nice to be able to just take the diced onion out of the freezer for recipes.
This is how I meal prep. It’s so quick and easy and helps get dinner on the table fast.
Learn and how to freeze onions and also how to freeze peppers to save so much time in the kitchen! Lots of the recipes we cook call for onions and peppers so this is such a great time tip that we use frequently.
Make BBQ pineapple chicken pizza with the leftovers!
If you have leftovers, shred the chicken and make BBQ Pineapple Chicken Pizza. It is such a great idea for pizza and another really simple meal everyone will love.
My family loves this meal so much that we often eat it all. My solution is to double the recipe so we will have leftovers!
Everyone really loves when I make this pizza. Yum!
Recipes with pineapple are the best!
Print this Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken Recipe below:
Baked Pineapple BBQ chicken recipe is the perfect meal idea and only requires 3 ingredients. It is so easy but tastes like you spent all day cooking.
- 3 Chicken Breasts boneless, skinless - FILLETED
- 1 can of CRUSHED pineapple 28 oz
- 1 cup BBQ Sauce
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Spray a 9x13 pan with non stick spray.
Pound out your chicken breasts so they are thinner.
Lay into the pan.
Then dump in the canned pineapple and the BBQ Sauce
Bake in preheated oven for 30-40 minutes until cooked through.
This pineapple BBQ marinade is great on all chicken. Try legs or thighs if you have them on hand instead of chicken breasts.