Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken

🍍 Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken

Dive into the tropical flavors with this Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken recipe, a delightful dinner solution that combines the ease of a slow cooker with the irresistible taste of the islands. Perfect for those busy days when you crave something delicious without the hassle, this dish brings together the sweetness of pineapple, the richness of brown sugar, and the savory depth of soy sauce, all slow-cooked to perfection. The tender chicken, infused with these vibrant flavors, promises a meal that’s both satisfying and exciting.

About 2 lbs of chicken loin pieces or chicken breasts, diced into bite-sized pieces
1 cup of pineapple chunks (canned or fresh)
1/3 cup of soy sauce (preferably low-sodium)
1/2 cup of brown sugar
1 cup of pineapple juice
Optional: 1/2 cup of BBQ sauce for added tanginess and flavor
Minced garlic (about 2 cloves), grated ginger (approximately 1 tsp), and a pinch of red pepper flakes for a bit of heat


Prepare the Crockpot: Grease your crockpot with cooking spray to prevent sticking.
Mix the Sauce: In a bowl, combine pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, optional BBQ sauce, hoisin sauce, minced garlic, and minced ginger until well blended.
Layer Ingredients: Pour half of the sauce mixture into the greased crockpot. Add the chicken pieces, followed by bell peppers and pineapple chunks. Top with the remaining sauce.
Cook: Cover and cook on LOW for about 7-8 hours. Prepare your choice of rice or mashed potatoes in the meantime.
Serve this luscious Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken over rice or mashed potatoes for a complete, tropical-inspired meal that’s sure to become a favorite. Whether you’re looking to impress guests or just treat your family to something special, this recipe is a guaranteed hit.