Coconut Pineapple Skewers Recipe

Coconut Pineapple Skewers

May is National Barbecue Month and I am bringing you another great grilling recipe. It is easy to make and full of flavor. This recipe is from Sparkling Ice.

Coconut Pineapple Skewers

Coconut Pineapple Skewers


  • 1 bottle Coconut Pineapple Sparkling Ice
  • ½ cup olive oil + extra to brush pineapple
  • 2 teaspoons harissa paste or other spicy chili sauce (like Siracha)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ¼ - 1 ½ lbs. chicken tenders
  • 1 fresh pineapple – peeled, cut into 1½" chunks
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • Toasted coconut for garnish, optional
  • Cilantro for garnish, optional


  1. In large shallow baking dish combine Coconut Pineapple Sparkling Ice, olive oil, harissa, salt and stir to combine. Reserve 1/3 cup marinade for basting
  2. Add chicken tenders, turning to coat. Cover and let marinate in refrigerator for 2 hours
  3. Meanwhile, soak 16 wooden skewers in water
  4. String marinated chicken on 8 wooden skewers
  5. String pineapple on remaining skewers and brush with olive oil
  6. Heat grill to medium high
  7. Grill chicken and pineapple on two separate parts of grill. Grill chicken for 4 – 6 minutes per side (depending on thickness and heat)
  8. Remove to platter and baste with reserved marinade
  9. Grill pineapple until slightly caramelized
  10. Serve with cooked rice
  11. Garnish with cilantro and toasted coconut if desired

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