Hawaiian Chicken

Watch this great video on how to make Hawaiian Chicken!


Hawaiian chicken also known as “huli-huli chicken” is a great summer dish. The juicy pineapple goes perfect with the marinated chicken. Make sure garnish with jalapeño slices and serve with cilantro, sour cream and salsa if you so desire.



  • Lodge pre-seasoned cast-iron skillet
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided

  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced peeled ginger

  • 2 tablespoons ketchup

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • Cooking spray

  • 2 cups hot cooked long-grain white rice

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice

  • 4 (6-ounce) skinless,boneless chicken breast halves


First combine the pineapple juice, lower-sodium soy sauceketchup, minced garlic cloves and peeled ginger.

Reserve ¼ cup marinade and place the remaining marinade in a zip-top plastic bag with the chicken breasts. Then refrigerate for 4 hours.

Hawaiian chicken, healthy chicken breast recipes

Chicken breasts in Hawaiian marinade

Coat a pan heated over a medium-high heat with a cooking spray.

Remove the chicken from the bag and discard marinade.

Sprinkle pepper and salt.

Baste the chicken on the pan with 2 tablespoons of the reserved marinade then cook for 6 minutes.

Hawaiian chicken, healthy chicken breast recipes

Chicken breast cooking in Lodge pre-seasoned cast-iron skillet

Hawaiian chicken, healthy chicken breast recipes

Brown chicken breasts on both sides

Serve with a side of rice or your favorite vegetable. 

Hawaiian chicken, healthy chicken breast recipes

Serve this delicious Hawaiian chicken with your favorite side