Angel Hair with Hawaiian Grilled Chicken

February 12 00:00 2003 Print This Article
Angel Hair with Hawaiian Grilled Chicken

6-8 servings


  • 1 pound Linguine or Vermicelli
  • 1-1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken, cut into 1" x 3" strips
  • 1-1/2 cup light soy sauce
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 4 tbsp. dark Oriental sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. grated fresh ginger root
  • 1 (20 oz) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained and reserve juice
  • 2 medium onions, cut into 1" chunks
  • 2 medium red bell peppers, cored and cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 medium yellow bell peppers, cored and cut into 1" pieces
  • 1/4 cup toasted chopped macadamia nuts


  1. Mix together the soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, sesame oil, and the juice drained from the canned pineapple. Reserve 1 cup of sauce for the pasta. Pour remaining sauce over the chicken, pineapple, onion, and pepper chunks and marinate for approximately 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Meanwhile, light grill with mesquite charcoal and allow coals to start. While waiting for grill, cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and toss with remaining sauce and place in large serving dish. Skewer marinated chicken and vegetables and grill until cooked through; turning occasionally. Remove from skewers and arrange over pasta. Sprinkle with macadamia nuts and serve.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving:
    577 calories
    46 g protein
    11 g fat
    76 g carbohydrate
    88 mg cholesterol
    914 mg sodium

Source: National Pasta Association

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