Hong Kong Chicken

Hong Kong Chicken isn't a Jackie Chan movie. It's a delicious recipe cooked in a crock pot. Submitted by David McCarthy, Australia


  • 4 pounds (1,800 grams) chicken pieces, boned and skinned
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ginger, ground
  • 1 cup garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth or bouillon
  • 1 cup pineapple slices
  • 1 cup water chestnuts, drained
  • 4 green onions (Spring onions), diagonally sliced
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch (cornflour)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar


Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and place in slow cooker.

Combine ginger, garlic, broth and syrup from pineapple. Cut pineapple slices into quarters.

Arrange pineapple and water chestnuts over chicken. Pour ginger sauce over all.

Cover and cook on Low 3-4 hours, or until tender

Add green onions.

Dissolve cornstarch in soy sauce and vinegar. Stir into pot.

Cover and cook on High 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Serve with crisp Chinese noodles.

6 servings


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