Quick Hawaiian Haystacks


This Hawaiian haystacks recipe can be modified in so many fun, different ways. Yummy, easy-to-make meal that can feed the masses. If you have ideas on how to mix it up, please comment below. I'd love to try your add-ins! Add more toppings to suit your taste.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 2 (10.5 ounce) cans cream of chicken soup

  • 3 cooked chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • ½ cup milk, or more as needed

  • 4 cups cooked rice

  • 1 (5 ounce) can chow mein noodles

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained

  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • 2 green bell peppers, chopped

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • ½ cup flaked coconut

  • ½ cup slivered almonds

  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce, or to taste


  1. Mix chicken soup and chicken together in a saucepan; stir in enough milk to make a gravy-like consistency. Cook and stir chicken sauce over medium heat until smooth and heated through, 5 to 10 minutes.

  2. Spoon 1/2 cup rice onto each of 8 plates. Layer each serving of rice with chow mein noodles, chicken mixture, pineapple, Cheddar cheese, celery, green peppers, green onions, coconut, almonds, and a drizzle of soy sauce, respectively.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

512 Calories
23g Fat
53g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 512
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 10g 48%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 789mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 28mg 142%
Calcium 177mg 14%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 380mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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