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Hawaiian Crock Pot Chicken

A couple weeks back I was feeling the cooking slump and decided it was time to take some action. I had chicken, I had peppers and I had nothing inspiring me. So I hit the cubbards and found some pineapple in a can. And voila... dinner!

I started with a basic recipe I've had in my binder for some time. I did a little tweeking and made it my own. 


Hawaiian Pineapple Chicken 
Ingredients:

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless organic chicken tenderloin
  • Stop light pepper (red, yellow, green) cut to strips. I used about half of each.  
  • Half a red onion
  • 20 ounce can of pineapple chunks with the juice
  • 2 TB Sesame Oil (optional)
  • 1/3 cup Rice Wine Vinegar (I am sure you could use apple cider or another sweet vinegar)
  • 1/4 brown sugar
  • 2 TB soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water


Steps:
  1. Dump everything in the crock pot.  
  2. Turn it on. (Low, 8-10 hours, high 4-6)
  3. Simple, right?!? 
It was delivious. We ate ours over brown rice and it was lovely. It was a little soupy for my taste so next time I am skipping the water. 



Note: When I cooked this recipe a tiny crab appeared in my kitchen... so be on the lookout for that!




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