Steak & Ale Hawaiian Chicken

"Cover the floor with newspaper to catch the family drool when they smell this on the grill!"
Steak & Ale Hawaiian Chicken created by Joan Lori Lorraine
Ready In:
36hrs 20mins
6 yummy chicken breasts




  • In a bowl combine all ingredients except chicken.
  • Stir.
  • Using a fork, poke about 5-8 sets of holes in each chicken breast.
  • Put chicken in marinade, making sure it is covered in the mixture.
  • Add more pineapple juice if necessary.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 24-36 hours.
  • Grill.

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  1. smarlett1955
    I ordered this dish @ SteaknAle every visit.....until they closed their location in my neighborhood. The recipe from is an exact copycat and truly excellent! I make it often & if you are a fan of pineapple.....there is nothing better than fresh pineapple on the grill. Serve with a rice pilaf and you'll be craving MORE.
  2. Joan Lori Lorraine
    Steak & Ale Hawaiian Chicken Created by Joan Lori Lorraine
  3. bjbuttillo
    This was exactly what I was looking for! I used to order this every time we went to the Steak & Ale and have missed it since they closed. The only change I made was to use orange pineapple juice since it was what I had on hand. The leftovers make a fabulous chicken club BLT or as a salad topping with some madarin oranges and Asian dressing.
  4. WildWaysPaige
    I love pineapple and chicken together so this was wonderful to me.I marinated for 24 hrs. Made for a family meal with everyone home and my son said it was the best chicken he has ever eaten! Everyone else raved about it too. Thanks so much Mille for a fab recipe!
  5. mailbelle
    I love this chicken at Steak & Ale and was really hoping to love this recipe. It was ok, but the pineapple flavor was much more overpowering than what I've had in the restaurant. I marinated it for about 30 hours. May try it again, but not let it marinate as long.


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