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.