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Pineapple Firecracker Chicken

Pineapple Firecracker Chicken | Wild West Viking

Pineapple Firecracker Chicken

Grilled this amazing Pineapple Firecracker Chicken dish on my Big Green Egg using a wok! Wok cooking is super fast and easy! This dish will beat any takeout dish hands down, with tender chunks of chicken and a great balance of the fiery sweet and spicy sauce!
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course



  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced into bite size (substitute tofu, pork, or shrimp)
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 4-5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups multi-colored bell peppers, chopped
  • 1 cup pineapple, chopped
  • 1-2 hot peppers, thinly sliced (I used red fresno peppers, but can use Thai chili peppers depending on how spicy you liked it)
  • salt & pepper to season your protein
  • vegetable or peanut oil for your wok/pan


  • ½ cup Pineapple Juice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp plum sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp Sriracha sauce
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch


  • 5 green onions, thinly sliced
  • sesame seeds


  • Heat grill to high heat, and place wok in your Big Green Egg (or grill) to heat up.
  • Mix all ingredients for sauce in a bowl, whisk together ingredients and set aside.
  • Season chicken (or protein) with salt and pepper.
  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in your Big Green Egg wok to heat up.
  • Cook chicken in your wok until done. Remove from pan.
  • Saute onion, garlic, and ginger for about 3-5 minutes, until onion is softened.
  • Add pepper, both sweet and hot, to pan and stir fry for a couple of minutes.
  • Add chicken back to wok, and add pineapples.
  • Pour sauce over ingredients, and cook until sauce thickens, and has coated all ingredients.
  • Serve over rice, garnish with sliced green onion, and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Keyword Big Green Egg, Chicken on the Wok, Firecracker Chicken, Grilled Chicken, Grilling with a Wok, Pineapple Firecracker Chicken, Wok Cooking
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