Sweet Hawaiian Crock-pot Chicken

shelly brown Recipe

By shelly brown msshelly55021

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Got this one off of Facebook, looks delish!!!


2 lb
chicken chunks (white or dark meat (or both), depends on your preference.)
1 c
pineapple juice
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c
soy sauce (i'm gonna try a low sodium version)
1 med. can(s)
pineapple chunks (optional)
1 small
onion, chopped (i will use a vidalia) (optional)
green pepper, chunks (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

Combine ingredients in a slow cooker/crock pot. Cook (on low, I'd think) for 6-8 hours. (The recipe source didn't give the temp, so I am guessing.)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #Crock Pot

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cecilia vokey cgvokey
Monday at 9:55 AM
This recipe is actually pretty tasty but this version has too much liquid for the crock pot. Also it will NEVER look like the pic unless you cook it some other way. Crock pots DO NOT brown meat or cause sugars to caramelize.

First I cooked it for 8 hours on low. I used chicken breasts that I did not cut up. I cooked my chicken breasts for 3.5 hours and then drained them. I then mixed 1 20oz can of crushed pineapple (drained) with 2 packets of soy sauce (the kind you get with takeout Chinese) and 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar. I poured this over the chicken. I let it cook for another 4-4.5 hours. The chicken breasts fall apart on their own or you can shred them and mix into the sauce. We served it over white rice with asparagus. If it's too soupy just add a TBSP of cornstarch at a time until desired consistency. We like it a little soupy cause the rice soaks it up.

FYI: I left out the onions and bell pepper cause my child won't eat them, however if using put them on top of the chicken then pour the pineapple mixture over everything.
Scott Thompson scottthompson3745
Jul 4, 2015
I have not made this yet but am planning to. I am going to dust the chicken chunks first and brown them in a skillet. The flour should help thicken the mixture plus the chicken should have that nice golden brown that is in the picture.
Phyllis Kirkland Phyllis_Kirkland
May 20, 2015
I agree with Lisa, if there was a no star, I'd pick it. This is undoubtedly the worst thing I have ever made. I wish I had paid more attention to the amount of liquid in this "recipe" --if you can call it that. It turned out to be one big soupy gray mess with chunks of chicken floating in it....just nasty!!! I had to throw it down the garbage disposal. Why anyone would post this on Pinterest is beyond me. It's been several months since I made this disaster and this "recipe" is still showing up on Pinterest. I can't say enough bad things about it. Please don't waste your time and money.
christine spencer Pintrestchritine
May 10, 2015
Don't waste your time!!! Looks nothing like the pictures! Does not get golden and glazed. Blah dry chicken. I think the picture is fake!!!!
ji johnson giJillj
Apr 8, 2015
I make a stove top recipe that is similar to this but with Orange juice instead of pineapple ( eith
er would work) . What I do is flour the chicken and lightly sauté it before anything else. I take the chicken out then start the sauce , once that is boiled I put the chicken back in to continue cooking and leave it in until it thickens . Mine comes out a lot like the pic looks.....