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Chicken Breasts in Creamy Creole Sauce

User Rating 4.5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


This slow cooker chicken is made with bacon, chicken breasts, green onions, Cajun or Creole seasoning, and tomato paste.

Cook Time: 7 hours

Total Time: 7 hours


  • 1 bunch green onions (6 to 8, with most of the green part)
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 teaspoon Creole or Cajun seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup half and half or milk


In a saucepan, melt butter over medium low heat. Add onions and bacon, cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add flour, stir and cook for 2 more minutes. Add chicken broth; cook until thick then add tomato paste. Place chicken breasts in the slow cooker/Crock Pot; add sauce mixture. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours, stirring after 3 hours. Stir in milk about 20 to 30 minutes before done. Serve over pasta or rice. Serves 4.

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 4 out of 5
Easy & Spicy!, Member KABMe

This recipe was so easy! I was concerned about adding the bacon as I don't normally like bacon flavored meats, but the bacon in this dish was nearly undetectable after cooking for hours in the crockpot. I used four chicken breasts, and did not have nearly enough sauce. Next time I'll double up! I served this over brown rice, and even my picky 7 year old raved about the spicy, delicious, moist chicken. I think it will be great shredded on a sandwich after sitting in the fridge overnight.

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