Quick Easy Hawaiian Haystacks

Quick Easy Hawaiian Haystacks are filled with fluffy rice and creamy chicken gravy, then topped with all your favorite things for the ultimate comfort food dinner!

These Quick and Easy Hawaiian Haystacks start out with a super simple chicken gravy, that's poured over a bed of rice, then topped with all your favorite toppings.pinterestQuick Easy Hawaiian Haystacks have become a new family favorite here. I didn’t find out about this tasty dish until just recently though, so I’m super bummed I’ve missed out on it for so many years.

Last month I went to our girl’s youth church camp (I am one of the leaders), and for dinner one night we had these Hawaiian Haystacks. I didn’t know what they were, and everyone there apparently thought I was living under a rock because this dish is old hat to them.

These Quick and Easy Hawaiian Haystacks start out with a super simple chicken gravy, that's poured over a bed of rice, then topped with all your favorite toppings.

I watched as one of my friends quickly pulled together the chicken gravy, added in a package of shredded rotisserie chicken from Costco (genius time saver), then heated up a big batch of minute rice.

Meanwhile all the girls were prepping the toppings in separate bowls. It looked like the toppings you would see at a salad bar! I was very intrigued.

These Quick and Easy Hawaiian Haystacks start out with a super simple chicken gravy, that's poured over a bed of rice, then topped with all your favorite toppings.

The chicken gravy smelled absolutely delicious, so I knew I was going to love this.

These Quick and Easy Hawaiian Haystacks start out with a super simple chicken gravy, that's poured over a bed of rice, then topped with all your favorite toppings.

Quick Easy Hawaiian Haystacks

The chicken gravy is poured on top of a bed of hot rice, then it’s your turn to make the haystack your own.

Of course since these are called “Hawaiian” there has to be pineapple. To be honest, I’m not a huge fan of pineapple in savory foods, but I put aside my differences and gave it a try.

These Quick and Easy Hawaiian Haystacks start out with a super simple chicken gravy, that's poured over a bed of rice, then topped with all your favorite toppings.

I stacked my toppings as I high as I could… just like I do at any salad bar… it’s all about the toppings, right?!

I dug in and… WOW! You guys! I’ve been missing out my whole life!

These Quick and Easy Hawaiian Haystacks start out with a super simple chicken gravy, that's poured over a bed of rice, then topped with all your favorite toppings.

I knew instantly that I wanted to come home, make it fifty more times, and of course share it with you. (Just in case you haven’t seen these before either)

These Quick and Easy Hawaiian Haystacks start out with a super simple chicken gravy, that's poured over a bed of rice, then topped with all your favorite toppings.

Trust me, you’re going to LOVE these haystacks. They’re so quick and so easy, plus out of this world delicious!

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Quick and Easy Hawaiian Haystacks

Quick Easy Hawaiian Haystacks are filled with fluffy rice and creamy chicken gravy, then topped with all your favorite things for the ultimate comfort food dinner!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 614 kcal
Author: Shawn

Ingredients

  • 2 10.5oz cans Cream of Chicken Soup with Herbs*
  • 8 oz. sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 6 cups prepared hot rice

For the Toppings:

  • shredded cheese
  • pineapple tidbits
  • sliced black olives
  • diced tomatoes
  • diced green onions
  • frozen green peas, thawed
  • crunchy chow mein noodles, found in the asian isle
  • shredded carrots

Instructions

  • In a large skillet whisk together the cream of chicken soups, sour cream and milk over medium heat, until heated through and smooth. Add in the chicken and cook until warmed.
  • Serve the chicken gravy over the hot rice, and top with any of the suggested toppings you would like! Enjoy!
Notes
*If you can't find the Cream of Chicken Soup with Herbs, you can use regular soups and add in 1 tsp garlic powder and 1 tsp Italian Seasonings.

Nutrition

Calories: 614kcal | Carbohydrates: 112g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 52mg | Potassium: 258mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 230IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1mg
Keywords: Chicken, Easy, Hawaiian haystacks, Quick, rice
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Quick Easy Hawaiian Haystacks are filled with fluffy rice and creamy chicken gravy, then topped with all your favorite things for the ultimate comfort food dinner!

About the author

Shawn is the Owner and Creator of I Wash You Dry. She loves to create and share simple, family-friendly recipes. Mom to 5 adorable children and dwells in the desert of Southern Utah.


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Shawn Syphus

Hi, I’m Shawn and I’m a busy mom of five; pretending to live on a budget. I love to cook, and explore new recipes, but they have to be quick and easy with as few dishes as possible.

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