Take The Night Off Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken


Served with brown rice and steamed broccoli, it makes a nice Asian-style meal. It's a nice, mild dish.

close up view of Cooker Pineapple Chicken garnished with fresh herbs over with rice on a plate
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
7 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 10 mins
8 servings


  • 4 pounds bone-in chicken breast halves with skin

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks with juice

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • ½ cup dark brown sugar

  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger


  1. Place chicken breasts into the bottom of a slow cooker. Pour pineapple chunks with juice over chicken. Drizzle with honey and soy sauce and sprinkle with brown sugar and ginger. Set cooker on High and cook for 1 hour. Reduce setting to Low and cook until chicken is cooked through, moist, and tender, about 6 more hours.

Cook's Note:

You could also bake in a 9x13-inch foil-lined pan at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 1 1/2 hours or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F (80 degrees C).

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

377 Calories
12g Fat
20g Carbs
46g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 377
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 224mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 46g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 433mg 9%

* 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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