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Spicy Pineapple Chicken

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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Lauren Greutman

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinles chicken breasts cubed, about 1.5 - 2 lbs total
  • 1 can pineapple chunks 15 oz, drained with juice set aside
  • 1/2 cup of pineapple juice
  • 1/2 red pepper cut into chunks
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes or less if you don't like the "spicy"
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced or pressed (or 2 tsp minced jarred garlic)
  • 2 Tbsp chili sauce either sweet chili or sirracha (depending on how hot you want it :)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp cornstarch + 1/2 cup cold water

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in the slow cooker, except the cornstarch and water.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours (or medium for 6, or low for 8).
  • In a small sauce pan, whisk the cornstarch and water.
  • Heat sauce pan over medium heat while occasionally whisking.
  • Add 2/3 cup of the liquid from the slow cooker to the pan and whisk together until it thickens up.
  • Place thickened liquid into the slow cooker and stir in well.
  • Serve over white rice.