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Perfect game time appetizer! Grilled Jerk Chicken Skewers with Pineapple Habanero Garlic Aioli is a crowd pleaser bursting with flavor!
Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: jerk chicken skewers
Servings: 8 skewers
Calories: 174kcal


Jerk Chicken Skewer Marinade:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 TBSP El Yucateco® Red Chile Habanero Hot Sauce
  • 1 TBSP orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin

Pineapple Habanero Garlic Aioli

  • 1/3 cup loosely chopped cilantro
  • 2 1/2 TBSP pineapple juice
  • 1 tsp El Yucateco® Green Chile Habanero Hot Sauce
  • 4-6 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup mayonaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Other Ingredients Needed

  • 1 – 1.5 pounds uncooked chicken strips
  • your favorite jerk chicken seasoning
  • fresh or canned pineapple
  • mixture of peppers: jalapenos bell peppers, etc


For the marinade:

  • Combine all ingredients and pour over chicken. Allow to soak 2-24 hrs.

For the Chicken skewers:

  • Once marinated, place your chicken strips on a skewer (presoaked if wooden!) and sprinkle with your favorite jerk seasoning.
  • Cook on a pre-heated grill with the other veggies. Set the grill on medium to medium high heat and grill for about 6-8 minutes each side. The chicken juices should run clear. Always check to verify your chicken is cooked throughly.

For the Pineapple Habanero Garlic Aioli

  • Place all items into a blender or food processor and pulse until fully combined.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 268mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 1165IU | Vitamin C: 83.3mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 0.5mg