Tropical Bliss: Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken Recipe

A slow-cooked masterpiece that combines succulent chicken with the sweetness of the islands will transport your taste buds to the enchanting shores of Hawaii. Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken is a delectable combination of tender meat, tart pineapple, and aromatic seasonings. Allow your crockpot to do the heavy lifting as you embark on a culinary adventure that captures the essence of Hawaiian cuisine.


  • 4-6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste or grated ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (optional, for thickening)
  • Pineapple chunks (fresh or canned), for serving
  • Chopped green onions, for garnish
  • Cooked white or brown rice, for serving


1. Crockpot Prep: Place the boneless, skinless chicken breasts in the crockpot.

2. Sweet Soak: In a bowl, whisk together the pineapple juice, brown sugar, soy sauce, chicken broth, minced garlic, ginger paste, and black pepper to create the sweet Hawaiian sauce.

3. Sauce Unison: Pour the sweet sauce mixture over the chicken in the crockpot, ensuring that the chicken is well coated.

4. Low and Slow: Set the crockpot to the low heat setting and let the chicken cook for 4-5 hours, or until the chicken is tender and fully cooked.

5. Optional Thickening: If desired, during the last 30 minutes of cooking, you can mix cornstarch with a bit of water to create a slurry. Stir the slurry into the crockpot to thicken the sauce.

6. Serving Splendor: Once the chicken is done cooking, serve it over cooked white or brown rice. Ladle the sweet Hawaiian sauce over the chicken and rice.

7. Tropical Garnish: Top the dish with pineapple chunks for a burst of tropical flavor. Sprinkle chopped green onions over the top for added freshness and color.

8. Culinary Escape: As you take your first bite of Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken, the harmonious blend of sweet, tangy, and savory flavors will transport you to the sun-kissed beaches of Hawaii.

Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken offers a taste of the tropics in the comfort of your own home. With its tender chicken, luscious pineapple sauce, and aromatic seasonings, this dish is a celebration of flavor and simplicity. Whether enjoyed on a relaxed weeknight or as part of a festive gathering, this recipe promises a culinary escape that’s both comforting and exotic.