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white with purple dots slow cooker filled with teriyaki chicken and pineapple

Slow Cooker Pineapple Chicken Teriyaki Bowls

Tired of the same old weeknight dinners? Spice up your life with this delicious Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki recipe!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Servings 6
Calories 207kcal


  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into bite sized chunks
  • 12 oz frozen pineapple chunks
  • ½ cup red onion cut into 2 inch chunks
  • ¼ cup soy sauce tamari for gluten free
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca flour whisked with 2 tablespoons water until smooth


  • Add all ingredients to slow cooker and stir to combine
  • Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6
  • Serve over rice and garnished with diced green onion or as desired


  • use Tamari instead of soy sauce to make this gluten free
  • add bell peppers for extra veggies if desired
  • can prep ahead and add to baggie and keep in fridge or freezer (thaw before cooking)


Calories: 207kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 644mg | Potassium: 398mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 56IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1mg