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Sriracha Pineapple Ham in a slow cooker

Slow Cooker Sriracha Pineapple Ham

Do you love sweet and spicy? If you do, then you will love this Slow Cooker Sriracha Pineapple Ham recipe. The sweet combination of brown sugar and pineapple is mixed with spicy Sriracha sauce and is cooked over a salty ham. The trio creates a delicious flavor. This recipe makes the perfect Christmas ham or Easter ham.  Sriracha Pineapple Ham is also great for feeding a large crowd.
Course Entree, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 6 hours 25 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 318kcal


  • 8-10 lb bone-in, smoked spiral cut ham
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • 15 oz canned crushed pineapple
  • ½ cup Sriracha Hot Sauce
  • 2 tbs cornstarch


  • Trim 8-10 lb ham to fit in the slow cooker. 
  • Sprinkle ¼ cup of the brown sugar on the bottom of the slow cooker. Place the ham and any extra trimmed pieces on top of the brown sugar. 
  • In a bowl, mix together remaining ½ cup brown sugar, ½ cup Sriracha hot sauce, and 15 oz pineapple.
  • Pour sauce mix over the ham. Try to pour some of the sauce between the slices of the ham to flavor the ham.
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours. 
  • Before serving, take out 2 cups of pineapple juice mixture from slow cooker. Try not to get too much of the pineapple chunks. Add pineapple juice mixture to a medium sauce pan. Mix in 2 tbs cornstarch. Cook on medium to high heat until sauce has thickened (about 10 minutes) stirring continuously to prevent scorching. 
  • Pour sauce over top of ham. Rest 5 minutes before serving.



Note: You can store your leftover ham 3 to 4 days in the fridge if it is tightly wrapped up or sealed in an air tight container
Note: Sriracha isn't as hot as a typical hot sauce, so the heat factor doesn't overwhelm the ham. However, if you are sensitive to spicy food, you can adjust to ¼ cup of Sriracha.


Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 132mg | Sodium: 2256mg | Potassium: 555mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 48.8mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.7mg