Slow Cooker Creole Chicken With Sausage in Tomato Sauce

Slow Cooker Creole Chicken With Sausage in rice on a plate
Diana Rattray
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 6 hrs
Total: 6 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
422 Calories
25g Fat
14g Carbs
37g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 422
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25g 32%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 174mg 58%
Sodium 1437mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 31mg 155%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 1108mg 24%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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 into 1- to 2-inch lengths

  • 1 cup chopped onions

  • 3/4 cup chicken broth

  • 1 (14 1/2-ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 (6-ounce) can tomato paste

  • 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning, or Cajun seasoning

  • 1 dash cayenne pepper, to taste

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • Salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For Serving:

  • Cooked rice, for serving, optional

  • Spaghetti, for serving, optional

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.