Hawaiian haystacks
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Hawaiian Haystacks

Easy Hawaiian Haystacks is a family favorite Dinner Recipe! A creamy chicken gravy served over rice topped with diced chicken and all sorts of toppings! Mandarin Oranges, pineapple, olives, green onions, carrots, and (my favorite) Chow Mein noodles. This is a dinner everyone will love!
Course Instant Pot, Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Author Karli Bitner

Ingredients

  • 1 14 oz can chicken broth
  • 8 chicken tenders fresh or frozen
  • 1 22.6 oz can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Topping Ideas

  • shredded cheese
  • green onions
  • olives
  • mandarin oranges
  • pineapple chunks
  • chow mein noodles

Instructions

  • FOR THE INSTANT POT: add the ingredients in this order, DO NOT STIR. Add the chicken broth, chicken tenders and then spoonfuls of the cream of chicken soup on top of the chicken tenders.
  • For frozen, cook on Manual HIGH for 6 minutes with a 6 min NPR before releasing the pressure. For fresh or thawed tenders, cook on Manual HIGH for 3 minutes with a 6 minute NPR before releasing the pressure.
  • Remove and dice the chicken tenders and set aside.
  • Whisk in the sour cream and shredded cheese. 
  • Serve the gravy over rice and top with the diced chicken and other desired toppings. 
  • FOR THE CROCKPOT: Add the chicken broth, chicken tenders and cream of chicken soup to the crockpot. Cook on LOW for 6-8 hours or on HIGH for 3-4 hours or until the chicken is cooked through. 
  • Remove and dice the chicken tenders and set aside.
  • Whisk the sour cream and shredded cheese into the sauce. 
  • Serve the gravy over rice and top with the diced chicken and other desired toppings. 

Notes

If using chicken breasts, I would suggest cutting the chicken breast into 'tender sized' strips and then following the directions as written.