Slow Cooker Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken Recipe

  • Yield : 4 serving plates
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 6:00 h
  • Ready In : 6:10 h

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Fat

    1.5 g
  • Cholesterol

    65 mg
  • Sodium

    348.3 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    22.5 g
  • Fiber

    0.8 g
  • Protein

    25 g

Slow cooker Hawaiian barbecue chicken recipe. Very easy, simple and delicious 3-ingredient chicken breasts recipe. Adapted from

You can also cook Hawaiian barbecue chicken in a pressure cooker if desired.

Pressure Cooker Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken Recipe

Chicken breasts with barbecue sauce and pineapple chunks cooked in a pressure cooker. Mouthwatering recipe!

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients: 4 large boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes, salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) vegetable oil, 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced, 1 cup (250 ml) BBQ sauce, divided, 8 oz (240 ml) can pineapple chunks, drained and juice reserved, 2 tablespoons (30 ml) cornstarch, 2 tablespoons (30 ml) water, 1/4 cup (60 ml) sliced green onions

Instructions: Season cubed chicken with salt and black pepper. Set aside. In an electric pressure cooker turned to saute function, heat vegetable oil. Add seasoned chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 minute, then stir in minced garlic and saute for further 1 minute.

Turn off the pressure cooker. Stir in 1/2 cup (125 ml) BBQ sauce and reserved pineapple juice. Close instant pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high. Set the timer to cook for 3 minutes.

Turn off the instant pot. Using the Quick Release method unlock and open the lid.

In a small mixing bowl, combine cornstarch and water. Mix until cornstarch dissolved completely. Stir cornstarch mixture into the cooking pot. Select saute function and simmer until the liquid thickens.

Add remaining BBQ sauce and pineapple chunks to the pot and stir well to combine. Remove chicken mixture from the pot and transfer to serving plates. Garnish with sliced green onions and serve over cooked rice.

Slow Cooker Hawaiian Barbecue Chicken Recipe


  • 4-6 boneless and skiunless chicken breasts
  • 1 bottle (250 ml) BBQ sauce
  • 20 oz (600 ml) can pineapple chunks, drained


Step 1

Grease the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place chicken breasts in the greased pot. Pour BBQ sauce over. Top with drained pineapple chunks.

Step 2

Cover slow cooker and cook on low-heat setting for 4-6 hours or until chicken is tender.

Step 3

Turn off the pot and opne the lid. Stir chicken mixture well before serving. Remove from the cooker and transfer to serving plates. Serve over cooked rice.

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