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Grilled Malibu Chicken Sandwiches

Grilled Malibu Chicken Sandwiches

These wonderful grilled Malibu chicken sandwiches will disappear before you know it. Sweet grilled pineapple, juicy moist chicken, ham, gooey cheese and a slight kick from the glaze.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken sandwiches, grilled
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 610kcal
Author Based on a recipe from Patio Daddio


  • 3 large chicken breasts boneless skinless
  • 2 tablespoons your favorite BBQ rub I used a pineapple chipotle rub
  • 6 slices pineapple canned, juice reserved for the sauce
  • 12 slices deli ham sliced thin
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese
  • 6 hamburger buns

For the basting sauce


  • Slice the chicken horizontally into 6 thin cutlets.
  • Sprinkle the chicken with the rub and refrigerate for one hour.
  • Whisk together the sauce ingredients.
  • Fire up your grill over high heat and sear the chicken and pineapple on one side. Brush with sauce and flip. Brush again and sear on other side.
  • Remove the pineapple.
  • Move the chicken to indirect heat and let cook until done.
  • Top chicken with ham and drizzle with some of the sauce.
  • Add cheese and drizzle with more sauce. Add the pineapple.
  • Toast buns if desired.
  • Place chicken on buns and serve.


Calories: 610kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 1130mg | Potassium: 879mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 692IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 296mg | Iron: 5mg