Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Bowls Recipe

Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Bowls Recipe

How To Make Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Bowls

Go Hawaiian on your next weeknight dinner with these BBQ chicken bowls made with chicken that is coated with flavorful spices grilled to perfection.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2tbspolive oildivided
  • 1lbboneless skinless chicken breastscut into bite-sized pieces
  • sea salt
  • black pepperfreshly-cracked
  • 2bell peppers
  • 1red onionsmall, peeled, and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1fresh pineapplesmall, peeled, cored, and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • cupgood-quality bbq saucehomemade or store-bought
  • lemon slicesor finely-chopped fresh cilantro, optional toppings


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.  Add chicken, season it with a few pinches of salt and pepper.

  2. Sauté for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring and flipping occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside. Transfer chicken to a clean plate, and set aside.

  3. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to the sauté pan.  Add peppers and onion, and sauté for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. 

  4. Add the pineapple and sauté for 3 to 4 more minutes, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables reach your desired level of tenderness.

  5. Add the cooked chicken and bbq sauce to the sauté pan with the veggies, and toss everything until combined.  Taste and season with additional salt and pepper as needed.

  6. Serve immediately over rice or quinoa, garnished with your desired toppings, or refrigerate in airtight containers for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 3 months.


  • Calories: 283.64kcal
  • Fat: 7.03g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.11g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.93g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.70g
  • Fiber: 3.83g
  • Sugar: 27.98g
  • Protein: 18.81g
  • Cholesterol: 55.19mg
  • Sodium: 753.87mg
  • Calcium: 46.02mg
  • Potassium: 617.76mg
  • Iron: 1.26mg
  • Vitamin A: 75.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 124.49mg
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