I am all about easy dinner solutions. And it really doesn't get much easier than this 3 ingredient recipe for Hawaiian BBQ Chicken. You just need to plan ahead of time, then throw the ingredients in the slow cooker and a few hours later, you will have a delicious meal. You'll love the taste!
Why this slow cooker Hawaiian pineapple chicken is awesome
- This dish has a wonderful sweet flavor thanks to the combo of BBQ sauce and pineapple.
- A great way to add protein to dinner
- Since you cook it in a crockpot, dinner is ready when you get home from work.
- Chicken Breasts - use thawed chicken. For food safety reasons, I do not recommend using frozen chicken breasts in the slow cooker.
- Sweet Baby Rays Hawaiian BBQ Sauce - or your favorite BBQ sauce
- canned pineapple rings
Instructions for how to make this Hawaiian BBQ Chicken recipe
This crockpot Hawaiian chicken recipe could not be any simpler. Just 3 ingredients are needed! You can purchase the crockpot we used here.
Place chicken in the crockpot. We used one pound of chicken breasts, but you can add more chicken and still just use one can of pineapple chunks and one bottle of BBQ sauce.
Pour BBQ sauce over the chicken breasts and spread with a brush. Buy the basting brush we use here.
Place a pineapple ring on top of each piece of chicken and pour ½ cup of pineapple juice from the can over the chicken.
Cover the crockpot and cook on low for 6 hours. Remove chicken from the crockpot with a fork and serve. You can add more barbecue sauce if you wish.
Serve it over a bed of white rice or on buns. This Crock-Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken recipe is delicious, easy to make, and will make your house smell great! And, if you prefer chicken thighs over chicken breast, that works well too!
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Crockpot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken
- 1 lb Chicken Breasts
- 1 bottle Sweet Baby Rays Hawaiian BBQ Sauce
- 1 can Pineapple Rings
- ½ cup Pineapple juice from can
- Place chicken in the crockpot.
- Smother with BBQ sauce.
- Place a pineapple ring on top of each piece of chicken and pour ½ cup of pineapple juice from the can over the chicken.
- Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
- Remove chicken from crockpot. If you want your chicken extra saucy, add more BBQ sauce.
- Serve & enjoy!
This nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using online calculators. Your nutritional information may vary depending on numerous factors.
Frequently asked questions
I love to serve this over some white or brown rice. You can also serve with a side of broccoli or sautéed peppers and onions.
You certainly can! I often don't have fresh pineapple on hand so I am sure to always keep a can of pineapple rings in my pantry.
You can store this in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days.
It is great for those busy days!
Hope you like it!
The pineapple and BBQ sauce work really well together.
I know, I use my slow cooker all the time.
Tara, We find ourselves making it time and time again.
So glad you enjoyed it Kim!
It is super easy too!
I love this recipe! I couldn't believe how easy and delicious this chicken turned out. Will definitely be making again!
Couldn't be any easier to make!
Yum!! I love Slow cooker recipes and this is right up my alley. So easy and perfect for dinner!
Easy dinner ideas are definitely my jam. Love the added sweetness with pineapple.
I love discovering new slow cooker recipes and this one looks delicious.
Such an easy and perfect recipe for busy days. And with only 4 ingredients too! This will be on a repeat. 🙂
I love a good slow cooker recipe and this looks so easy and delicious! Thanks for this can't wait to try it!
This is such a simple recipe and suitable for our family.
Love all these flavors together - so delicious - perfect for my hungry family and busy weeknights!