Hawaiian Jerk Chicken Recipe

Sweet and tangy jerk chicken with caramelized pineapple sauce will be a hit at any summer event. This easy recipe will have you daydreaming about white beaches and tropical vibes.

Hawaiian Jerk Chicken Recipe

How To Make Jerk Hawaiian Chicken

This Hawaiian jerk chicken recipe is a flavorful mix of herbs and tropical fruits. The result is a smoky, juicy chicken dish, grilled to perfection.

Prep: 10 mins
Marinate: 2 hrs
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 2 hrs 40 mins


  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • 1 tbsp rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • tsp onion powder
  • tsp ground black pepper
  • ¾ tsp paprika
  • cup sugar
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1 tbsp pineapple juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 3 lb chicken pieces, (thigh and leg)

To Serve:

  • pineapple chunks
  • rosemary
  • green onions


  1. Combine all the ingredients except the chicken, lime juice, pineapple juice, and oil into a mixing bowl and mix well.

  2. Once it is mixed completely, whisk together the lime juice, pineapple juice, and olive oil.

  3. Rub the chicken with the marinade.

  4. Place the chicken, covered, in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours to marinate.

  5. Preheat the oven to 380 degrees F.

  6. Arrange the chicken into a roasting pan lined with foil and cook for 30 minutes.

  7. Once done, you can serve this with pineapple chunks and garnish with rosemary. Enjoy!


  • Sugar: 18g
  • :
  • Calcium: 56mg
  • Calories: 708kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 24g
  • Cholesterol: 174mg
  • Fat: 49g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Potassium: 556mg
  • Protein: 44g
  • Saturated Fat: 12g
  • Sodium: 1909mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 486IU
  • Vitamin C: 27mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!