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Slow Cooker Polynesian Chicken

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Polynesian Chicken
Got 10 minutes? Then you have time to prepare this slow-cooker recipe. Our Slow Cooker Polynesian Chicken is a healthy spin on a favorite chicken and rice dish served at restaurants. The recipe is cleaned up and includes whole grains, protein, and fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables. Best of all, its sweet taste will have your family requesting this dish at least once a week.

Chicken can be one of the healthiest ingredients in your kitchen, but finding great chicken recipes that are tasty and good for your health can be tough. Many healthy chicken recipes are bland and dry. Those that taste great are sometimes filled with processed ingredients or full of fat and calories. At Skinny Ms., we provide a selection of chicken dishes that are tasty and made with healthy ingredients. This means you never need to worry about what to do with the chicken in your freezer or refrigerator before it spoils!

Slow cooker recipes can be life-savers, especially for busy families. If you are looking for a healthy alternative to one of your favorite chicken dishes, give this Polynesian chicken a try.

Looking for other recipes for chicken? Try our Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Toss Recipe or this Hawaiian Chicken Burger with Pineapple Macadamia Nut Relish by Hubert Keller.

Slow Cooker Polynesian Chicken

Slow Cooker Polynesian Chicken

Yields: 6 | Serving Size: 1 Cup | Calories: 255 | Previous Points: 5 | Points Plus: 7 | Total Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fats: 2 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 24 mg | Sodium: 468 mg | Carbohydrates: 31 g | Dietary fiber: 2 g | Sugars: 16 g | Protein:18 g

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless (about 1.5 pounds), cut into 2" cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored and seeded, sliced into 1" strips
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks in natural juice
  • 2 tablespoons Bragg Liquid Aminos (gluten free) or lite soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Note: Bragg Liquid Aminos is a gluten free, natural soy sauce alternative that is low in sodium.

Directions

A 4-7 quart slow-cooker is recommended.

Pour juice from canned pineapple chunks into a small mixing bowl. Add to juice, Bragg Liquid Aminos (or soy sauce), garlic, ginger and honey, whisk to combine. Add cornstarch and stir until combined.

Place chicken in slow cooker, add pineapple chunks. Pour pineapple mixture over chicken, cover and cook on low 4-5 hours. Add bell peppers the last 15 minutes of cook time. Serve chicken over a bed of quinoa or brown rice.

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