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Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken from Table for Seven

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken is sweet and tangy! Serve this flavorful chicken over rice to complete your dinner.

We recently purchased a chest freezer for our basement. The freezer with our refrigerator is pretty darn small and was overflowing on a regular basis. To get something out of the freezer was at times, a major tactical operation.

Imagine, trying to get ice cream and having to remove a billion other things to get to it. A nightmare!

Yes, I could just stop buying ice cream (what!), but, no..I simply convinced Mr Plain that we needed a stand alone freezer to contain our overflowing freezer items.

I was so excited to get it.

It was going to be so fabulous! And it is. However, it’s a good size and it looks kinda empty after I evenly distributed everything.

My next great idea was to start pre-planning meals and freezing them.

Have you seen this kinds of thing on Pinterest? A woman prepared enough meals for her family for about 6 months. It only took her a day or two!

Wonderful! Sounds like a plan.

I checked out the book Don’t Panic, Dinner is in the Freezer , from the library and prepared to pull up my sleeves and get to work.

Did I do it? No.

It occurred to me, what if the power goes out? There goes a ton of food to waste.

Also,I am lazy. There..I said it. Not going to beat around the bush about it. After reading the amount of food to do it, I gave up.

Not proud of it guys. 🙁

However, my freezer is full of homemade bread, jam,banana bread and salsa.

So, I can feel good about our purchase!

It’s also much easier to get out ice cream. 👍

However, in the book,this crock pot chicken recipe popped out at me:

This chicken is sweet, tangy and you just dump in the crock pot and cook it..Serve it over rice and you are ready to go!

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken from Table for Seven
Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken from Table for Seven
Yield: Serves: 6

Crock Pot Hawaiian Chicken

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 20 minutes

Sweet and tangy! Serve this flavorful chicken over rice to complete your dinner

Ingredients

  • 5-6 boneless chicken breasts (approx 2lbs)
  • 16oz can of pineapple slices, drained
  • 15oz can of mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • salt/pepper, to taste preference

Instructions

  1. Spray crock pot with non stick cooking spray or use liners. Place chicken in pot.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together corn starch, brown sugar, soy sauce, lemon juice, ginger and salt/pepper. Pour over chicken.
  3. Next, pour in drained pineapple slices and mandarin oranges
  4. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 351Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 102mgSodium: 1265mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 3gSugar: 30gProtein: 40g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on ourtableforseven.com should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate

Debra Via

Sunday 25th of April 2021

Cant wait to try this...looks delicious and super easy!! Right up my alley!!

Karen Elizabeth Boutilier

Sunday 26th of July 2020

Could this recipe be made in the oven

Erin Table for Seven

Monday 27th of July 2020

Hi Karen- I'm sure it can be. However, I've only made in the crock pot, so, can't say for sure how long or what temp to cook it at. If you do try it, please let me know how it works out!

Tillie

Sunday 26th of January 2020

Always looking for new & delicious ways to fix chicken using my crockpot and this fits the bill. Just a thought: How do you think using boneless pork loin chops would work for this recipe? The only difference I can think of is maybe increasing the time by and an hour or so .... what do you think?

Nancy

Monday 27th of January 2020

Slice the chicken breasts, use crushed tinned pineapple and put it in the thermomix and is done in 20 mins.

Fawn Sallee

Tuesday 30th of April 2019

I’ve made something similar to this and it is quite yummy. The only real difference is that I add some green pepper chunks and some chunks of sweet onion too .

Elizabeth mccune

Sunday 28th of October 2018

My husband is diabetic how much sugar is in this dish.

Erin Table for Seven

Monday 29th of October 2018

Hi Elizabeth! I'm not sure of the exact sugar content of this dish. There are several online sites that will give you the nutritional information for free..all you need to do is enter in the recipe. If you do give it a try..I hope you enjoy it!

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