Maui Chicken Recipe -
Maui Chicken Recipe

Maui Chicken

Recipe by  

"Maui chicken is a festive dish featuring succulent chicken breast, sweet red and orange peppers and mushrooms. This colorful dish is then simmered in a spicy ginger, garlic, and pineapple sauce. The combination is as delightful as the Maui sunset. Serve over white or brown rice."

+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Combine the chicken, soy sauce, and 1 can of pineapple tidbits with juice in a bowl. Allow chicken to marinate for 20 minutes. Remove the chicken from the marinade; strain the marinade in a colander, reserving the juice. Discard the pineapple.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the red bell pepper, orange bell pepper, mushrooms, garlic, and ginger. Cook and stir the vegetable mixture until the garlic is fragrant and the peppers begin to soften. Stir in the chicken and cook until the juices from the chicken run clear, about 15 minutes.
  3. Pour in the reserved chicken marinade, 1 can of pineapple tidbits with juice, black bean sauce, and crushed red pepper; season with salt and pepper; simmer 5 minutes.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 16, 2007

I have not tried this recipe yet. I just want to add a thought to the ingredient list. Instead of using 1 can of pineapple tidbits for the marinade I would use a small can of pineapple juice instead, and not wast the tidbits from the marinade.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 23, 2007

a little bland for my taste, but ok overall - very easy to make


11 Ratings

Aug 17, 2007

I didn't follow the recipe entirely. When I saw "Maui Chicken" I looked over the ingredients, and thought that perhaps shrimp, and scallops would be a better fit than chicken. So I left out the chicken, and added 1/2lb scallops and a total of 16 medium shrimp. Everything else I followed. I thought the sauce was to thin, so I added some cornstarch to thicken it up - I served this over rice. I think adding the shrimp and scallops made it more "Island fare" than chicken would have. It is a great starter recipe.

Sep 01, 2007

Made the recipe as written (*gasp!*). Very good =) The mushrooms were a bit underwhelming, I think. In the future, I will try out the addition of other vegetables. Quick, easy, filling, reheats well.... it's a darn good recipe.

Nov 19, 2007

I thought this recipe was great. I modified a few ingredients based on what I had on hand. I used ground ginger instead or fresh and served it over rice. The only complaint I have is that it was much hotter than I was expecting. The spiciness was okay for me, but was too spicy for my dinner guests. Next time I will use less red pepper flakes.

Feb 25, 2014

This was really good but I did make a few changes: increased ginger to 3T, used 2T sriracha instead of the red pepper flakes (we like it hot) and replaced the mushrooms with fresh broccoli. I also added a little corn starch to thicken the sauce. I will try this again with a sprinkle of brown sugar next time! (It only took 45 mins to make - not 1.25 hours)

Aug 22, 2007

Quick easy and quite delicious


Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:


  • Calories
  • 310 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.3 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Fat
  • 13.1 g
  • 20%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 24.3 g
  • 49%
  • Sodium
  • 529 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
Subscribe Today!

In Season

Sweet Summer Desserts
Sweet Summer Desserts

Summertime is all the sweeter with light desserts that satisfy without weighing you down.

Let's Make Zucchini Bread
Let's Make Zucchini Bread

Buried in zucchini? It's time to make zucchini bread! Choose from over 100 recipes.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

Related Videos

Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs

See how to make tender and sweet grilled chicken kabobs.

Garlic Chicken Fried Chicken

See how to make garlicky chicken breasts cooked chicken fried steak-style.

Chef John's Chicken French

See how to make tender, tasty chicken in a simple wine and butter sauce.

Recently Viewed Recipes

Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States