Monday, December 12, 2011

Cajun Seasoned Chicken

This was easy to throw together and tasted great. I was out of bell peppers, and had some dried veggies that I threw in. We liked it!

Cajun Seasoned Chicken
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3 slices bacon -- chopped
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
1 1/4 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
14 1/2 ounces diced tomatoes -- undrained
1 1/3 cups long-grain white rice -- uncooked
1 1/3 cups water

Cook bacon in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until crisp.
Add bell pepper, onion and celery; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until
crisp-tender.

With slotted spoon, spoon bacon and vegetables into a 3 1/2 or 4 quart slow cooker.
Sprinkle chicken thighs with 1 teaspoon of the Cajun seasoning.Place in small skillet.
Cook chicken 4 to 5 minutes or until browned on both sides, turning once.

Arrange chicken and any remaining drippings over vegetables in slow cooker.

Pour tomatoes over chicken.  Stir in remaining teaspoon Cajun seasoning.
Cover; cook on low setting for 8 to 9 hours.

About 30 minutes before serving time, cook rice in water as directed on
package.

1 comment:

  1. Oh man that looks so good! I've added it to our menu for next week, can't wait to try it!

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