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Hawaiian Meatballs served for dinner over rice
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Hawaiian Barbecue Meatballs

These Hawaiian Style Barbecue Chicken Meatballs are perfect for a heavy appetizer, snacking while watching the football game, or served over rice or with sides for a flavorful meal.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 5 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 287kcal
Author: Kimber- The Pinning Mama


  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1 20 oz can pineapple chunks, drained with 1/4 cup juice reserved.
  • 4 cloves garlic pressed
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 2 lbs frozen meatballs


  • Combine the barbecue sauce, pineapple chunks, reserved pineapple juice, garlic and green onions in the slow cooker and mix until smooth.
  • Pour the meatballs in the slow cooker and stir into the sauce until coated.
  • Cook on high for 2-3 hours, or low for 4-6 hours or until they reach 165˚F.
  • Garnish with additional chopped green onion. ENJOY!


  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container the refrigerator for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to a month.
Nutrition facts provided based on my best estimation for the recipe and may not be accurate depending on what brands you use or modifications you make to the recipe.  I recommend using a nutrition calculator with the exact brands and measurements you use for the most accurate calculation.
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Serving: 4oz (about 4 meatballs) | Calories: 287kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 725mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g