Slow-Cooker Cajun-Seasoned Chicken

Slow-Cooker Cajun-Seasoned Chicken

Enjoy a flavorful slow cooked dinner – chicken, bacon and vegetables served over rice. Perfect if you love Cajun cuisine.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

8:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

3
slices bacon, cut up
1/2
cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4
cup chopped onion
1/4
cup chopped celery
1 1/4
lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
2
teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1
can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 1/3
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2 2/3
cups water
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  4. About 30 minutes before serving time, cook rice in water as directed on package. Serve chicken and sauce over rice.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Quick Tip:
To add a little more heat to this Cajun dish, shake in a few drops of red pepper sauce before serving.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 520
    • (Calories from Fat 130),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 95mg;
  • Sodium 630mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 59g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 38g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.