Slow Cooker Spicy Pineapple Chicken - Lady Behind The Curtain

Sometimes life can get so busy.  It’s nice to know you can through something together, turn on your slow cooker, have dinner for your family and still get all your errands done.  HURRAY for the slow cooker!  This slow cooker spicy pineapple chicken is easy to make, sweet and spicy.

Slow Cooker ~ Spicy Pineapple Chicken

Preparation 30 minutes 2017-10-16T00:30:00+00:00 Cook Time 6 hours 2017-10-16T06:00:00+00:00 Serves Servs 6     adjust servings

Perfect for those hot summer nights.


For the Chicken

  • 5 pound whole cut up chicken
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut up into large chunks
  • 6 ounce bag of snow peas, trim tips
  • 2 cups store bought coarsely shredded carrots
  • 8 ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 - 20 ounce cans pineapple chunks 100% juice, drain and reserve juice
  • 1 cup green onion, cut into large slices

For the Sauce

  • reserved pineapple juice
  • 2 teaspoons chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chopped ginger
  • 1 - 18 ounce jar of apricot pineapple jelly
  • 4 tablespoons lite soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple hot sauce (any will do)
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

For the Thickener

  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 10 tablespoons cold water


  1. In a large slow cooker add together the chicken, bell pepper, snow peas, carrots, chestnuts, pineapple and green onions.
  2. In a medium bowl add the reserved pineapple juice, garlic, ginger, jelly, soy sauce, hot sauce, sugar, salt and pepper.
  3. Whisk together and pour over vegetable mixture.
  4. Cook on low 6 hours.
  5. During the last half hour of cooking, take out the chicken.
  6. Turn the slow cooker on high.
  7. In a small jar add the flour and water.
  8. Shake to combine and slowly stir into the juice while stirring.
  9. Bring up to temperature (mine was simmering) and add chicken.

Recipe Notes

This is a LBC original!

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Slow Cooker Spicy Pineapple Chicken — 2 Comments

    • Hi Allen, Yes you can use any part of the chicken you like. I would adjust the cooking time a bit if you only use the breast. They do tend to dry out in the slow cooker.

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