Sweet and Tangy Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 hours


8 servings

Updated: Feb. 15, 2022
Spicy barbecue sauce blends with sweet pineapple in this quick-to-fix chicken dish. It's tasty enough for a company dinner; just add a salad and rolls. —Mary Zawlocki, Gig Harbor, Washington
Sweet and Tangy Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 8 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) barbecue sauce
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, undrained
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. Place four chicken breasts in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the barbecue sauce, pineapple, green pepper, onion and garlic; pour half over the chicken. Top with remaining chicken and sauce.
  2. Cover and cook on low until a thermometer reads 165°, about 5 hours. Thicken sauce if desired. Serve the chicken and sauce with rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 chicken breast half: 264 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 1101mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein.