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Pineapple Chicken Recipe

This delicious Pineapple Chicken Recipe is so simple and easy. The chicken is so tender and flavorful. Try Hawaiian Chicken Recipe today!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crockpot Pineapple Chicken Recipe
Servings: 8
Calories: 150kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup Pineapple Chunks (fresh or canned)
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple Juice
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 green onions sliced


  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and season it with the salt and pepper.
  • Cook the chicken for 4-6 minutes stirring occasionally until the chicken is cooked through. Then add in the red bell pepper and pineapple and cook for 3-5 minutes until the pepper is tender.
  • Then in a small bowl. combine the pineapple juice, soy sauce, chicken broth, hoisin sauce, brown sugar and cornstarch. Whisk until all the ingredients are thoroughly combined.
  • Pour this mixture into the skillet and bring to a low simmer and cook for 1-2 minutes until the sauce has thickened. Remove from heat once the sauce has thickened to your prefer.
  • Serve topped with the sesame seeds and green onions. Enjoy!


*You can use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts in this recipe if you prefer.  
*I love serving this as is or over white rice. 
*Refrigerate the leftovers in an air tight container for up to 5-7 days.  


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 913mg | Potassium: 314mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 526IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg