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Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken
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Maybe you don't have palm trees in your front yard or a sandy beach down the street, but this recipe for Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken will make you feel like you have it all. By combining juicy chicken, flavorful ham, and tangy sauce with the sweetness of pineapple, this easy Hawaiian chicken recipe will make you feel like you are in a tropical paradise. We know our readers can't get enough of this Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken recipe, so we whipped up our own version in the test kitchen with a little extra flair. Using double the protein in this recipe, although unconventional, adds a delicious flavor profile to the dish. The slow cooker chicken breast recipe is also great because it can be made year-round. In the scorching summer heat, the refreshing pineapple will help to cool you off, and in the dead of winter, the warmth from the recipe will keep you nice and toasty. So bring the outside in and the tropical paradise to your dinner table with the help of this Hawaiian chicken slow cooker recipe.


What You Need:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt
  • 8 slices deli-thin black forest ham (2 per chicken breast)
  • 1 (20 oz) can pineapple slices, juice reserved
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

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1. Spray slow cooker with non-stick spray. Lay chicken breasts in the bottom of the crock.

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2. Season the chicken breasts with salt.

3. Lay 2 slices of ham over the top of each chicken breast.

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4. Layer 2 pineapple rings on top of the ham on each breast.

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5. In a bowl, whisk together reserved pineapple juice, brown sugar, lemon juice, soy sauce, ground ginger, cornstarch and red pepper flakes.

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6. Pour liquid mixture over the chicken breasts, and set the chicken to cook for 4 to 5 hours on LOW, or 2 1/2 to 3 hours on HIGH.

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7. Ladle the sauce in the bottom of the slow cooker over the chicken periodically throughout the cooking process.

8. Cook rice in a sauce pan, and steam broccoli and pea pods in another.

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9. Pile a piece of Hawaiian chicken on top of a bed of rice, accompanied by the steamed veggies.

10. Enjoy!

Final Version

Make sure to check out Best Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken to see the original version of this recipe.



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