1In 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, layer all ingredients in order listed, except shrimp, sausage, rice, water and pepper sauce.
2Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
3About 10 minutes before serving, gently stir shrimp and sausage into chicken mixture. Remove and discard bay leaves. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes longer or until shrimp and sausage are hot.
4Meanwhile, cook rice in water as directed on package. Serve meat mixture over rice. Serve with pepper sauce.