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Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken – Crockpot Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken – This crockpot pineapple chicken just needs 15 minutes of prep time on a busy week and the chicken you will get is so tender and juicy that consist of crispy chicken thighs, pineapple chunks, and other fresh veggies.

slow cooker pineapple chicken

This slow cooker hawaiian pineapple chicken is a perfect recipe to serve over rice and is sure to become your family favorite. If you are looking for the stove top skillet pineapple chicken you can check it here which I have already shared.

What If I Don’t Have Chicken Thighs? Can I Use Chicken Breast?

Look, I always recommend you to make this recipe with chicken thighs because in chicken breast you will not get that extra juicy flavor and it turn out a little dry. But yes, you can make this hawaiian pulled chicken slow cooker recipe with breasts instead.

crockpot pineapple chicken

What to Serve with this Crockpot Pineapple Chicken?

To enjoy the best recipes slow cooker pineapple chicken i highly recommend to serve it over rice because you will have enough pineapple teriyaki sauce at the end of cooking that you can enjoy will warm rice. If you are calorie conscious then use quinoa, cauliflower rice or a blend of brown rice and cauliflower rice.

slow cooker chicken pineapple teriyaki

Can we Store Leftovers?

Yes, you can store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 4 days. When ready to eat, reheat on the stove top or microwave.

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken Recipe

How to Make the Best Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken?

Yield: 6

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken

slow cooker pineapple chicken

This easy crockpot pineapple chicken just needs 15 minutes of prep time and the chicken you will get is so tender and juicy. This slow cooker pineapple chicken teriyaki consists of crispy chicken thighs, pineapple chunks, and other fresh veggies.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 small red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 (20-ounce) can pineapple chunks in natural juice
  • 1 (5-ounce) can water chestnuts
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • For Serving:
  • Cooked rice, quinoa or cauliflower rice


  1. Lightly spray your slow cooker with baking spray.
  2. Arrange the thighs in a single layer on top.
  3. Take a mixing bowl and drain the pineapple juice from the can, add cornstarch and whisk until smooth.
  4. Stir in garlic, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper flakes, and black pepper.
  5. Pour all over the chicken. Add the red pepper and pineapple chunks
  6. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 1/2 - 2 hours or LOW for 4-5 hours until cooked through.
  7. Remove the chicken and vegetable mixture to a plate.
  8. Take a small saucepan, strain the sauce and simmer for 4-5 on high, stirring frequently until reduced by half.
  9. Add the sauce back to the slow cooker along with the chicken and vegetable mixture. Add green onion and water chestnuts, stir until well combined.
  10. Serve hot with brown rice, cauliflower rice or quinoa.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 307Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 142mgSodium 534mgCarbohydrates 21gSugar 13gProtein 32g

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