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overhead shot of three chicken breasts topped with chunks of pineapple and smothered with barbecue sauce.

Pineapple Barbecue Chicken

Katerina | Diethood
You're only a few ingredients away from this amazing, juicy, and SO delicious Pineapple Barbecue Chicken.
Servings : 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Refrigerate (optional) 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes



  • Grease a baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Season chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the chicken breasts in a baking dish and top with 1/3 of the barbecue sauce; rub in the barbecue sauce, then top with pineapple chunks.
  • Add remaining barbecue sauce on top and cover with plastic wrap; place in the fridge for 30 minutes and up to 2 hours.
  • When ready to bake, preheat the oven to 400˚F. Remove plastic wrap. Drizzle olive oil over the chicken.
  • Bake uncovered for 32 to 35 minutes or until the chicken's internal temperature reads 165˚F. Use an Instant Read Meat Thermometer to check for doneness. Cooking time will depend on the size and thickness of the chicken breasts.
  • Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes before serving.



Calories: 291 kcal | Carbohydrates: 37 g | Protein: 25 g | Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0.01 g | Cholesterol: 73 mg | Sodium: 501 mg | Potassium: 678 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 32 g | Vitamin A: 185 IU | Vitamin C: 15 mg | Calcium: 40 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 35 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken breast recipe, easy chicken breast recipe