Crockpot Chicken, Sausage, and Rice
An easy Cajun style dinner, this 'casserole' cooks itself in the crock pot and features both chicken and smoked sausage.
Meaghan @ 4 Sons R Us
crushed red peppers
cut in 1" pieces
coarsely chopped onions
coarsely chopped green bell pepper
coarsely chopped red bell pepper
can diced tomatoes
skinless chicken thighs, about 2 lbs
instant white rice
Rinse chicken and pat dry
Place sausage, bell peppers, onions, celery, tomatoes, broth, bay leaves, thyme, paprika, and garlic powder in slow cooker.
Stir to blend well.
Top with chicken and sprinkle with black pepper, and crushed red pepper flakes.
Cover and cook 8 hours on low or 4 hours on high until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender.
Add rice and stir gently.
Cover and cook 15 to 20 minutes until rice is tender.
Remove bay leaves and chicken bones before serving.
For best results, do not remove lid during cooking.