Enjoy a flavorful slow cooked dinner – chicken, bacon and vegetables served over rice. Perfect if you love Cajun cuisine.
slices bacon, cut up
cup chopped green bell pepper
cup chopped onion
cup chopped celery
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
teaspoons Cajun seasoning
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp. Add bell pepper, onion and celery; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until crisp-tender. With slotted spoon, spoon bacon and vegetables into 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker.
Sprinkle chicken thighs with 1 teaspoon of the Cajun seasoning; place in same skillet. Cook chicken 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, until browned on both sides. Arrange chicken and any remaining drippings over vegetables in slow cooker. Pour tomatoes over chicken. Stir in remaining teaspoon Cajun seasoning.
Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
About 30 minutes before serving time, cook rice in water as directed on package. Serve chicken and sauce over rice.
To add a little more heat to this Cajun dish, shake in a few drops of red pepper sauce before serving.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 4 1/2g,
- 4 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.