Sweet Hawaiian Crockpot Chicken Recipe
This recipe for sweet Hawaiian crockpot chicken might just be one of the best chicken recipes you will find. The chicken in this simple recipe idea will be tender as it cooks in the crock pot for eight hours, and the best part is that there are only five minutes of preparation that goes into it. This chicken recipe uses simple ingredients that include the chicken tenderloin chunks, pineapple juice, and brown sugar; you may already have everything you need in the kitchen to make this chicken crock pot recipe idea. This crock pot recipe is great any time of year and works great served with some vegetables and a grain side dish.
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Brown sugar is always a nice way to sweeten some of the best chicken recipes and marinades. Brown sugar is a sugar product that gets its distinctive brown color because of the presence of molasses. Sugar products like natural brown sugar, whole cane sugar or raw sugar are sugars that retain a small to a large amount of their molasses from the mother liquor (this is the partially evaporated sugar cane juice). Based upon weight, brown cane sugar when it is fully refined can yield up to 70 percent white sugar, the degree depending on how much molasses remained in the sugar crystals. Light brown sugar usually contains about 3.5 percent molasses and dark brown sugar usually, contains approximately 6.5 percent molasses. Popular types of Brown sugar include turbinado, demerara and muscovado sugar that you will find at the supermarket. The shape of brown sugar crystals make it not as abrasive as salt, so the sugar works great as an exfoliant for use in beauty and body care products.
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