Tropical Bliss: Grilled Pineapple, Chicken, and Avocado Salad

Last updated on June 7, 2024

Grilled Pineapple, Chicken and Avocado Salad is a zesty, fresh mix of charred pineapple, juicy chicken, creamy avocado, and crisp greens.

Prepare to rocket your taste buds to Planet YUM! This Grilled Pineapple, Chicken, and Avocado Salad is your ticket to flavor town, where smokey, juicy chicken dances tangos with sweet, charred pineapple. And don’t get me started on the avocado—creamy and dreamy, it’s the velvet rope to our flavor VIP section. Ready for a culinary adventure you can’t refuse? Let’s dive in!

Grilled Pineapple, Chicken and Avocado Salad

grilled pineapple chicken and avocado salad

This vibrant salad is a symphony of flavors that will have your taste buds dancing the cha-cha. Smoky grilled chicken teams up with juicy pineapple and creamy avocado for a tropical twist that’s as catchy as a summer hit. Quick, easy, and oh-so-delicious, it’s the salad that’s anything but boring.

  • Cooking Method: Grilling
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Cuisine Type: Fusion


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 pineapple, peeled and cored
  • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 4 cups baby spinach or mixed greens
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat (approximately 400°F).
  2. Brush chicken breasts with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill chicken for about 5-7 minutes per side, until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. Let rest for 5 minutes, then slice.
  4. While the chicken is grilling, slice the pineapple into 1/2-inch thick rings.
  5. Grill pineapple slices for 2-3 minutes per side, until grill marks appear. Set aside.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, honey, salt, and pepper for the dressing.
  7. In a large bowl, combine baby spinach or mixed greens, grilled chicken slices, grilled pineapple, and avocado.
  8. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat evenly. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
  9. Serve immediately and enjoy!


  • Alternative Ingredients: Swap chicken for shrimp or tofu for a different protein option.
  • Garnishing Options: Add a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds or crumbled feta cheese for an extra layer of flavor.
  • Cooking Tips: Make sure to oil the grill grates to prevent sticking and get those perfect grill marks.

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