Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Hawaiian Haystacks- An easy peasy dinner

I had only ever had these once before I made them for dinner the other night. The first time I ate these was while I was on a holiday to the US back more than 7 years ago. I was staying with my future inlaws and Sandy had made them for dinner. I had never seen anything like it but enjoyed them then and can't believe it has taken me this long to make them for my own little family. Dinner doesn't get much easier than this. This was a perfect tasty, and easy dinner for a busy week night. If you haven't tried these or if it has just been a while I suggest you give them a go.

Hawaiian Haystacks

This is not a picture of ours but is from
Stove top method:

2 cans of cream of chicken soup
1 can of milk or so

Heat soup and milk on the stove until heated through. You want this to be the consistency of gravy. You can add more milk if the mixture is too thick. Add the chicken and cook til warm.

Crock pot method:

2 cans cream of chicken soup
2 frozen chicken breasts

Put chicken breasts in the crock pot and then cover with soup. Cook on low for 6-8 hours. Remove chicken from the crock pot and shred or dice the chicken and return to the crock pot. Add enough milk to make the consistency of gravy.

Serve the sauce over cooked rice. I usually plan on at least one cup per person. Then top with any of the following toppings. The first nine listed are what I like on mine, but I don't always have all of those ingredients.

cooked chicken breasts- I cooked mine in 1 cup of chicken broth with some added herbs and spices (see pic below) in my crockpot so that my chicken would be yummy and flavorful. I love this dressing mix, it just adds such a nice flavor to any chicken dish.

shredded cheddar cheese
pineapple tidbits
sliced olives
diced green onion
chopped celery
shredded coconut
slice almonds
diced fresh mushroom
Chow mien noodles
diced tomatoes
mandarin oranges
diced green pepper
water chestnuts
soy sauce
or anything else that you think would be good

1 comment:

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