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SkinnyMS

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken

Sweet and savory flavors are combined to create a fun, kid-friendly meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Asian
Keyword: Budget-Friendly, dairy-free, Kid-Friendly, Slow Cooker
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 255kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Equipment

  • Recommend using a 4-7 quart slow-cooker.

Ingredients

  • 20 ounces pineapple chunks can, in natural juice
  • 2 tablespoons lite soy sauce optional tamari
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger freshly ground
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper cored and seeded, sliced into 1 inch strips
  • 8 ounces water chestnuts can, sliced, drain

Instructions

  • Pour juice from canned pineapple chunks into a small mixing bowl. Add to juice, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and honey, whisk to combine. Add cornstarch and stir until combined.
  • Place chicken in slow-cooker, pour pineapple mixture over chicken, cover and cook on low 4-6 hours or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Add bell pepper, water chestnuts, and pineapple chunks the last 30 minutes of cooking time. Serve chicken over a bed of quinoa or brown rice.

Notes

Other add-in suggestions: sliced zucchini, snow peas, diced carrots, or diced almonds. Add any of these at the last 30 minutes of cooking time.
 
 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 468mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 4