1lb chicken breast halves cut into 1 inch cubes
1lb andoille sausage, sliced
1 cup uncooked long grain rice
1 28oz can diced tomatoes with juice
1 large onion, chopped
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
1 1/2 cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons dried parsley
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons Cajun or Creole seasoning
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2lb medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
Salt and pepper to taste
In a slow cooker, mix together all ingredients except for the rice and shrimp.
Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours, or 3 to 4 hours on high. Halfway through cooking, add the rice. 40 minutes before serving, stir in the shrimp. Continue to cook for the remaining 40 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the shrimp and has turned pink, then before serving remove bay leaves. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot with slices of lime, and add Tabasco sauce if desired.
3 15-oz cans great northern, pinto, or cannellini beans, drained
2 1/2 c. chopped, cooked chicken
1 c. chopped onion
1 1/2 c. chopped red, green, and/or yellow pepper
2 jalapeno chili peppers, stemmed and chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. dried oregano, crushed
3 1/2 c. chicken broth
Shredded Monterrey Jack cheese (optional)
Broken tortilla chips (optional)
In a Crock Pot combine the drained beans, chicken, onion, sweet pepper, jalapeno peppers, garlic, cumin, salt, and oregano. Stir in chicken broth. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. Ladle soup into bowls. Top each serving with some cheese and tortilla chips, if desired. Makes 8 servings.
1 24 ounce package frozen egg noodles
2 – 14.7 oz cans – cream of chicken soup or 1 can chicken and 1 can cream of celery
1 stick (1/2) cup butter cut into pieces
1 – 32 oz chicken broth
mixed vegetables (optional)
Chicken bouillon to taste (optional)
6 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts or 4 large
salt & pepper to taste
Salt & pepper chicken breasts and place in the bottom of crock pot. Spoon soup over the chicken. Cut butter into several pats and place pieces evenly over soup.
Whisk the bouillon with the broth and pour over soup. Place lid on pot and turn to low. Cook for 6 hours.
Remove chicken and tear into pieces. Add back to pot. Now add noodles and if adding veggies add now. Cook for another 2 hours or until noodles are desired tenderness. Stir a few times during last 2 hours. You may want to add more broth to thin out at the end of cooking, as the home made noodles thicken the broth.
Sprinkle with parsley and mix in, if using at the end of cooking.
Salt & pepper if needed and Serve.
1 small chicken, about 4lbs
2 slices onion
2 tablespoons olive oil
chicken broth (optional)
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon seasoning salt (or to taste)
½ teaspoon garlic powder
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon parsley
½ teaspoon thyme
Combine all seasoning mix ingredients in a small bowl.
Rinse chicken with cold water and pat dry. Brush chicken with olive oil and rub seasoning into chicken.
Roll up balls of foil and place in the bottom of the slow cooker with 2 thick slices of onion. Place chicken on foil, breast side up so it is slightly lifted off the bottom of the slow cooker.
Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours or high 4-5 hours. (165 degrees internal temp)
Remove chicken and place on a small pan. Broil 3-4 minutes to crisp skin (optional). Rest 10 minutes before slicing.
Remove foil and onion from slow cooker and turn onto high. If required, add broth to create about 2 cups of liquid.
In a small bowl, combine 4 tablespoons cornstarch with 4 tablespoons water to create a slurry.
Whisk about ⅔ of the cornstarch into the drippings/broth and let cook on high. Depending on the amount of liquid you may need to add more of the cornstarch slurry to reach desired consistency. Let cook at least 5 minutes before serving.
Taste and season with salt & pepper.