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BBQ Chicken with Pineapple Bacon Salsa

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

Grilled BBQ Chicken with Pineapple Bacon Salsa-perfect for any summer barbecue!


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups of your favorite barbecue sauce
  • Olive oil for brushing the grill

For the Pineapple Bacon Salsa:

  • 2 cups diced fresh pineapple
  • 4 strips cooked bacon diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped jalapeno pepper stemmed and seeded
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • Juice of 1 large lime
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper. Place the chicken breasts in a large Ziploc bag. Add the barbecue sauce and mix until breasts are covered. Let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  • 2. To make the Pineapple Bacon Salsa: in a medium bowl, combine pineapple, bacon, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno, garlic, and lime juice. Stir until well combined. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • 3. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat and brush the grill with olive oil. Remove the chicken breasts from the bag and place on the grill. Discard the barbecue sauce and the bag.
  • 4. Grill chicken until cooked through, about 5 minutes per side. Remove from grill and serve warm with the Pineapple Bacon Salsa.