Cajun-Seasoned Chicken

Come home to this filling chicken, bacon and vegetables recipe that’s made stress-free in a slow cooker for dinner-serve over cooked rice.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 8 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    520
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    15g
    15%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    630mg
    630%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    59g
    59%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    38g
    38%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    35%;
    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.
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