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close up side view of the best marinated grilled chicken breast that is covered in pineapple salsa with fresh cilantro next to it on a plate
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Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Salsa

This Grilled Chicken with Pineapple Salsa comes together quickly to make a delicious, fresh, amazing dinner that everyone will love!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Marinating Time20 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken recipe, grill recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 312kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 1 pound chicken breasts (It can be a little over or a little under a pound)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Pineapple Salsa

  • 4 cups pineapple diced (about 1 small pineapple)
  • 1 large jalapeno minced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1/2 medium red onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Mix together the ingredients for the marinade, the oil, lime juice, salt, and pepper. Place in a reusable container. Add the chicken, and make sure it is compltely covered with the marinade. Cover and place in the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes.
  • While the chicken is marinating, mix togethr the ingredients for the pineapple salsa, the pineapple, jalapeno, lime juice, red onion, salt, and cilantro.
  • Preheat the grill to medium heat. Add the marinated chicken breasts and cook for 5 to 7 minutes on each side or until the internal temperature reads 165 degrees.
  • Serve the chicken with the pineapple salsa, and enjoy!


Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 924mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g