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Pasture Raised and Certified Organic chicken wings barbequed served with pineapple and cilantro on a plate.

Pineapple BBQ Pastured Chicken Wings

Katy Sparks
Course Main Course
Servings 4


For the Pineapple BBQ Sauce

  • cups pineapple juice
  • ¼ cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • ½ cup soy sauce or coconut aminos
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp chili sauce (sambal oelek)

For Fresh Garnish

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced
  • ½ cup cilantro leaves
  • ½ red onion, cut into slivers

For the Wings

  • 2 lbs pasture raised chicken wings
  • salt and pepper


  • Mix all sauce ingredients. Some will be used for basting, some can be set aside for serving. Unused sauce will store well under refrigeration for a month.
  • Pat wings dry and season with salt and pepper.

Grilling Instructions

  • Light grill and allow time for the grates to come up to temperature. For most gas grills, set the burners to somewhere halfway between medium and high.
  • Place seasoned wings on hottest part of your grill until the skin starts to turn a golden brown.
  • Begin basting and turning every 3 minutes until chicken is cooked through at achieves an internal temperature of 160 degrees.

Oven Roasting Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line a baking sheet with foil and place a wire rack on top for the wings.
  • Baste the seasoned chicken wings with the sauce and place in preheated oven.
  • Turn the chicken wings over and re-baste every 15 minutes for a total of 45 minutes until chicken is cooked through and achieves an internal temperature of 160 degrees.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve wings with additional sauce on the side, and garnish generously with fresh pineapple, cilantro leaves, and onion slices.