Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Creole

Another mommy favorite because you simply add everything into the crockpot and let it cook the day away and just in time for dinner you add the shrimp and cook up some rice! This was also a kid pleasing dish in our household!

Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Creole

Type: dinner
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cooke Time: 9 hours
Total Time: 9 hours 10 mins
Serves: 6
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thights
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1 Clove garlic minced
  • 1 TBSP sugar
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 lb shrimp peeled, Deveined and cleaned
  • 1TBSP Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Louisiana Hot Sauce to taste
  • Hot cooked rice
  1. Place chicken in crock pot.
  2. Add Bell pepper, onion, celery , tomatoes, garlic, sugar, paprika, Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook on low 7-9 hours or on high 3-4 hours
  3. Add shrimp, lemon juice and hot sauce. Cover an cook 45 minutes to 1 hour or until shrimp are done. Serve over hot rice.
Review: This recipe had great flavor. My husband does not like his food spicy so this had the perfect amount of heat in it for us. It also tasted great the next day!

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