Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Skewers with Lemon-Cucumber Salsa

Sweet and tart flavors enhance this grilled chicken dish. Recipe Courtesy of Chef Alyssa, ALDI Test Kitchen.

Recipe: Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Skewers with Lemon-Cucumber Salsa

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


1 pineapple

2 tablespoons Carlini Vegetable Oil

1 teaspoon Stonemill Iodized Salt

2 teaspoons Stonemill Ground Black Pepper, divided

1 ¾ pounds Kirkwood Fresh Chicken Breasts, diced into 1-inch pieces

1 lemon, supremed

1 cucumber, diced

½ red onion, diced

1 tablespoon SimplyNature Organic Wildflower Honey


  1. Soak 8 wooden skewers in water for 15 minutes.

  2. Heat grill to medium-high heat.

  3. Remove rind from pineapple and dice into 1-inch pieces.

  4. In a small bowl, combine oil, salt and 1 teaspoon pepper. Add chicken and pineapple; toss to coat.

  5. Alternating chicken and pineapple, pierce onto skewers.

  6. Grill for 8 minutes each side, or until chicken is cooked thoroughly.

  7. In a medium bowl combine lemon, cucumber, onion, honey and 1 teaspoon pepper.

  8. Serve lemon-cucumber salsa over cooked chicken skewers.


ALDI Test Kitchen Tip: Supreme citrus fruit by cutting off the top and bottom of the fruit, then cut away the peel and pith, leaving no white on the outside of the fruit. Slice each segment into wedges by cutting toward the center of the fruit along the membrane.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: 410 calories, 12g fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 115mg cholesterol, 780mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate, 5g fiber, 25g sugars, 40g protein, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 200%, Calcium 10%, Iron 10%