Slow Cooker Creole Chicken With Sausage in Tomato Sauce

Slow Cooker Creole Chicken With Sausage in rice on a plate
Diana Rattray
  • Total: 6 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs
  • Yield: 6 servings

Enjoy boneless chicken thighs and spicy andouille sausage slow cooked to perfection in a deliciously seasoned tomato sauce. This chicken recipe is easy to put together with no advance cooking needed. Just cover the slow cooker and plug it in. Serve this flavorful chicken over hot cooked rice for a fabulous meal any night of the week.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken thighs (cut into chunks)
  • 12 ounces smoked andouille sausage (cut in 1- to 2-inch lengths)
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth or water
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons Creole or Cajun seasoning
  • Dash cayenne pepper, to taste
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • Dash salt and pepper, to taste
  • For Serving:
  • Cooked rice (white or brown) or pasta (spaghetti or angel hair)

Steps to Make It

  1. In a slow cooker, combine the chicken thigh pieces, andouille sausage pieces, chopped onions, broth or water, tomatoes (with their juices), tomato paste, Creole seasoning, and cayenne pepper.

  2. Cover and cook the chicken and sausage mixture on LOW for 6 to 7 hours.

  3. Add chopped green bell pepper about an hour before the dish is done.

  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  5. Serve this flavorful chicken and sausage dish over hot boiled rice, spaghetti or angel hair pasta.