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Grilled Hawaiian Chicken

Prep Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 8 hours 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Grab some boneless, skinless chicken thighs, marinate them in this totally killer Hawaiian marinade and grill to give it that smoky deliciousness. Easy and perfect for summer grilling, Grilled Hawaiian Chicken


  • 3 pounds of boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 bunch of green onions chopped (save some for the top)
  • 1/4 cup white onion chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  • 13.5 oz can of coconut milk


  • Remove any visible fat from the chicken thighs.
  • Whisk the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, onions, garlic, sesame oil, and coconut milk in a large bowl.
  • Pour 1/2 cup into a jar and reserve in the fridge for serving.
  • Add the chicken thighs to the bowl and marinate the chicken overnight.
  • Heat the grill to high.
  • Add the chicken and turn down to low.
  • Grill chicken at a low heat so that the marinade does not burn for 5-7 minutes per side or until done.
  • Serve over rice with many friends!
Nutrition Facts
Grilled Hawaiian Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 193 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 2140mg93%
Potassium 177mg5%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 41g46%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 47mg5%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.