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Healthy Hawaiian Haystack Skillet

Savory chicken and rice topped with the tropical flavors or pineapple and coconut, plus juicy tomatoes, crunchy almonds and more, make this Hawaiian Haystack Skillet a one-pot meal family dinner winner!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: hawaiian
Keyword: chicken, dairy free, gluten-free, Hawaiian Haystacks, healthy
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 513kcal


  • 2 chicken breast
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup chicken broth, low-sodium
  • 1 cup brown rice, raw


  • 2 cups pineapple chopped
  • 3 medium tomatoes
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • More ideas: black olives, shredded cheese, chow mein noodles, celery


  • Cut chicken into bite size pieces
  • In a saute pan, cook chicken in 1 tsp oil over medium high heat, just until browned on the outside.
  • Add coconut milk, chicken broth and rice. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and cover.  Simmer over low until liquid is absorbed and rice is softened.
  • Meanwhile, prepare toppings.
  • Once chicken mixture is done, remove from heat.
  • Layer toppings over chicken mixture.  Serve warm.


Calories: 513kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 90mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 15g