How to make Hawaiian Haystacks
How to make Hawaiian Haystacks
Hawaiian Haystack is a dish that is craved with great intensity in the whole western region of the United States. It is also known as the “chicken sundae”. This dish usually contains the base of the rice with various types of toppings. The various toppings for this Hawaiian Haystack include chicken, chicken gravy, chopped pineapples, sliced tomatoes, Chinese noodles, different types of cheeses and celery. The toppings in this dish are produced separately and are then put over the rice top as you desire.
Hawaiian Haystacks as the name indicates might show that it has been originated from Hawaii but that’s not true. It only named Hawaiian Haystacks just because of the Hawaiian staple ingredients e.g coconut and pineapple. Haystack is a type of starchy dish e.g rice, crackers, Doritos or tortillas and topped by protein e.g beans, cheddar cheese, vegetables or meat. In this article, the discussion will be about a recipe for the Hawaiian Haystacks along with their nutritional value.
This recipe of the Hawaiian haystacks would yield about 12 servings. The servings can increase or decrease by managing the ingredients in that way.
The total time required for this recipe of the Hawaiian Haystacks is 20 minutes. It includes 10 minutes of preparation and 10 minutes of cooking.
- 6 chicken breasts that must cook and chopped into bite-sized chunks
- 2 cans of the chicken soup cream
- 2 cups of the milk or the chicken broth
- 1 cup of the sour cream
- Ground pepper just to taste
- 6 cups of the plain rice, cooked or steamed
For garnishing the rice
- 2 small packages of the noodles (chow mein)
- Fresh tomatoes, chopped
- 2 cans of the olives, thinly sliced
- Celery, finely chopped (as desired)
- Green onions, thinly sliced (as desired)
- 2 green bell peppers, chopped or diced
- And 2 cans of the pineapple, drained (use the pineapple chunks only)
- 2 cans of the oranges, drained
- 2 cups of the grated cheddar cheese
- 1 cup of the almonds, sliced and peeled
- 1 cup of the coconut, grated or sliced
- Salt to taste
- Pepper as per taste
Directions for the procedure:
The directions for the recipe of the Hawaiian Haystacks are as follows that would guide you while making this recipe at your home:
- First of all, combine the chicken soup cream and the milk or the chicken broth in a pot and make the gravy of it.
- Then transfer this broth mixture into the pan and then add the bite-sized chicken chunks into the mixture and simmer it for about 10 minutes. After that, add the sour cream into the cooking gravy and stir it continuously to mix the cream.
- So, now make the serving plates for the individual persons and put a definite serving portion on each plate.
- Then, top up the rice with the chicken gravy, cheddar cheese, chow mein noodles or with any other garnishing topping that you want to put on its top.
- Then make the finalize garnishing of the Hawaiian Haystacks by topping them with the soy sauce or any other sauce of your choice.
- So, delicious Hawaiian Haystacks are ready to serve and enjoy.
The nutritional value of this recipe of the Hawaiian Haystacks is such that it provides you about 668 kcal of energy along with 55 g of carbohydrates, 38 g of proteins and 34 g of fats. It also blesses you with 1160 IU of Vitamin A, 37.6 mg of Vitamin C and 313 mg of calcium. It also gives you about 110 mg of cholesterol, 12 g of saturated fat, 6 g of fiber, 1655 mg of sodium and 905 mg of potassium.
So in the light of the above discussion, Hawaiian Haystack is a dish that is liked with great intensity in the whole western region of the United States. It is also famous with the name of “chicken sundae”. This dish usually contains the base of the rice with various types of toppings. This dish of the Hawaiian Haystacks originated from Hawaii but from America. Haystack is a type of starchy dish e.g rice, crackers, Doritos or tortillas and topped by protein e.g beans, cheddar cheese, vegetables or meat. This article recipe would be the best choice for you when you would be cooking the Hawaiian Haystacks in your kitchen.