Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken

This Hawaiian pineapple chicken is made with tender chicken thighs, soaked in a sweet and savory honey-ginger sauce, then slow-cooked to juicy perfection.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 3 hours 30 minutes
Total: 3 hours 35 minutes



  • 4chicken thighs,bone-in, skin on
  • 2cupspineapple,cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1yellow onion,cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 3tbsphoney
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • ½cupdark brown sugar
  • 1tbspginger,grated
  • 2garlic cloves,minced
  • 2tspsesame seeds,optional
  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • 1red bell pepper,cut into 1-inch chunks
  • parsley,for garnish


  1. Using a skillet or the cast aluminum slow cooker insert, brown the chicken thighs on both sides for about 3 to 5 minutes over high heat. Remove them from the slow cooker.

  2. Add the pineapple and onion to the bottom of the slow cooker.

  3. Mix the honey, soy sauce, brown sugar, grated ginger, and garlic into the slow cooker.

  4. Carefully add the chicken thighs back into the slow cooker. Cook on Low for 5 hours or on High for about 3 hours.

  5. Add the cornstarch to a tablespoon of water. Mix and add to the slow cooker with the bell peppers, then let it cook for about 30 minutes.

  6. Serve and garnish with parsley, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 631.53kcal
  • Fat: 33.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 8.88g
  • Trans Fat: 0.16g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.71g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.11g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.35g
  • Fiber: 2.79g
  • Sugar: 41.33g
  • Protein: 34.20g
  • Cholesterol: 189.14mg
  • Sodium: 607.69mg
  • Calcium: 75.07mg
  • Potassium: 699.78mg
  • Iron: 2.56mg
  • Vitamin A: 109.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 85.48mg
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