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BBQ Chicken Skewers

BBQ chicken skewers are full of juicy moist chicken, crisp bell peppers, and saucy, sweet pineapple. This easy meal is perfect for hot summer days when you don't want to heat up the house.
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Catz in the Kitchen


  • 12 boneless , skinless, chicken thighs
  • 1 large can pineapple chunks , drained
  • 1 red and 1 yellow bell pepper , seeded and cut into chunks
  • 6 tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 lime , zested & juiced
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger , grated
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar


  1. Soak skewers in water for 30 minutes.
  2. Place the ketchup, honey, soy sauce, lime juice and zest, ginger, and brown sugar into a small pan and bring to a boil and then simmer for 2 minutes, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Allow to cool. Reserve about 1/2 cup of the sauce for basting the skewers with.
  3. Cut each chicken thigh into 2 inch pieces. Place the chicken in a bowl and add the cooled marinade. Stir to coat and let marinate for 30 minutes.
  4. Thread the chicken, red bell pepper, pineapple, and yellow bell pepper onto the skewer, alternating the ingredients until the skewers are full.
  5. Line the skewers on the hot grill and cook for 3-6 minutes, basting and turning occasionally until cooked.