June 13, 2017

Teriyaki Chicken Bacon Skewers

Teriyaki Chicken Bacon Skewers: grill your skewer dinner of chicken wrapped in bacon with a side of pineapple to make a fresh summer meal.

Summer brings lots of adventures and cooking shouldn’t be one of them! We love using the grill to make dinners and there are many different variations to make unique meals all summer long. One of our very favorites are Teryaki chicken bacon skewers. They are such a simple combination leave you full and satisfied.

I love how quick they are to make and how many compliments I receive when I make them. They are the perfect thing for any summer gathering and will disappear faster than you can grill them.

Teriyaki Chicken Bacon Skewers


  • 8 ounces bacon
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken tenders
  • 1 (16 oz) can pineapple chunks
  • Teriyaki sauce
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/2 c soy sauce
  • 1/4 c cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 t ground ginger
  • 1/4 t black pepper
  • 1 T cornstarch
  • 1 T water


  1. Make teriyaki marinade.
  2. Combine sugar, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and black pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  3. While the soy sauce mixture is heating, whisk together cornstarch and cold water. When soy mixture comes to a full boil, whisk cornstarch mixture into the soy mixture until sauce becomes thickened and clear. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  4. Cut bacon strips in half. Cut the chicken tenders into equal pieces.
  5. Drain the pineapple and set aside.
  6. Set up work station with kabob skewers, chicken, bacon, and pineapple.
  7. Have a tupperware ready to place skewers in to marinade.
  8. Wrap a piece of bacon around a piece of chicken and secure with skewer. Add pineapple and repeat until skewer is full.
  9. Cover skewers with teriyaki sauce and marinade for 4-6 hours.
  10. Cook on grill over medium heat for 7 minutes each side.
  11. To cook in the oven, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil and bake 10 minutes on each side.

Don’t let summer pass without making these! You won’t be sorry!

Chicken Teriyaki Bacon Skewers by A Teaspoon of Home

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