grilled bbq hawaiian chicken in foil packets

Grilled BBQ Hawaiian Chicken in Foil Packets

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 25 minutes
  • yield Yield: 4 1x
  • category Category: Chicken
  • method Method: Grilling
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


Grilled BBQ Hawaiian Chicken in Foil Packets with fresh vegetables, pineapple slices and a sweet salty bbq sauce that’s grilled to perfection! This easy foil packet meal will be your new favorite dinner recipe this summer!



  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 red pepper, cut into large cubes
  • 1 zucchini, cut into 1/2” slices
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into large cubes
  • 8 pineapple slices (fresh or canned)
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • optional: chopped parsley to garnish

Hawaiian BBQ Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup favorite bbq sauce (I used Stubbs BBQ)
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons tamari (or soy sauce)
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground clove
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


  1. Heat grill to medium high heat, about 375-400°F.
  2. To a small bowl add bbq sauce, pineapple juice, tamari sauce, smoked paprika, ground clove and garlic, Whisk together.
  3. Lay out 4 sheets of heavy duty tin foil, enough to wrap the chicken and veggies. (I did about 1 foot long) Place chicken in the center of tin foil and then divide the veggies and pineapple slices evenly into each packet.
  4. Brush the chicken with half the Hawaiian BBQ Sauce. (make sure to separate the mixture if you are using a brush, don’t want to dip the brush into the marinade and then onto the raw chicken, no bueno)
  5. Close up the tin foil around the chicken and veggies to create a packet.
  6. Place tin foil packets on grill and grill for 13-15 minutes or until internal temperature of the chicken is 165°F.
  7. Remove from grill and let rest. When ready to serve, brush chicken and veggies with remaining sauce, garnish with chopped green onions and parsley.


  • Serving Size: 1 foil packet
  • Calories: 281
  • Sugar: 29 g
  • Sodium: 824 mg
  • Fat: 1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 38 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 29 g
  • Cholesterol: 66 mg

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