One simple slow cooker recipe for Hawaiian chicken combines chicken tenderloins with a mixture of pineapple juice, soy sauce and brown sugar. Cook in the slow cooker for six to eight hours. For BBQ Hawaiian chicken, combine chicken breasts with barbecue sauce and pineapple chunks. Shred the chicken for sandwiches.
To make slow cooker Hawaiian chicken, place 2 pounds of chicken tenderloins into a large slow cooker. Combine 1 cup of pineapple juice with 1/2 cup of brown sugar and 1/3 cup of soy sauce in a bowl and pour the mixture over the chicken. Cover with a lid and cook the chicken on the low setting for six to eight hours, until the chicken is tender and fully cooked. In the last hour of cooking, add a 20-ounce can of pineapple chunks to the slow cooker for more flavor. Serve the chicken over rice.
To make BBQ Hawaiian chicken, add three or four boneless skinless chicken breasts to a slow cooker. Pour a 20-ounce can of pineapple chunks and about half a bottle of barbecue sauce on top of the chicken. Cover and cook on high for four to five hours, or low for eight to 10 hours, until the chicken is extremely tender. Stir and shred the chicken with a fork. Serve on soft bread buns.