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Crockpot Creole Chicken Recipe

User Rating 5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Creole Chicken and Sausage

Slow Cooker Creole Chicken and Sausage

Diana Rattray
This easy crock pot chicken and smoked sausage is flavored with tomatoes and Creole seasoning.

Prep Time: 6 hours

Total Time: 6 hours


  • 1 pound boneless chicken thighs, skin removed, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) tomatoes with juice
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 8 ounces fully cooked smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1/2 to 1 cup diced cooked ham
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
  • a few dashes of Tabasco sauce or other hot pepper sauce
  • 2 cups instant rice, uncooked*
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper


Combine chicken, tomatoes, broth, sausage, ham, onion, tomato paste, water, seasoning, and Tabasco sauce in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 5 to 6 hours.

Add rice* and green pepper to crockpot and cook for 10 minutes longer, or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.

If desired, cook 1 1/2 cups of regular long grain rice and serve along with the chicken mixture.

Serves 6.

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 5 out of 5
Easy and good, Member Mornseer

We didn't have enough time to use the crockpot for this recipe, so we used a dutch oven on the stove top instead. We have a good rice cooker, so the long grain rice was cooked separately in that, and then we served the chicken over it. That worked just fine. We also used chicken breast rather than thighs, since that is what we had, along with leftover ham, and some smoked sausage. We browned the chicken, ham and sausage with the onions in a little olive oil, then added everything else, putting in the green pepper near the end. We like our food a bit spicy, and this recipe seemed rather bland at first, so we added about 1 1/2 Tbs of hot sauces (combination of two different ones), and some salt and pepper. That made for a nice, quick, flavorful meal. 20 minutes prep time, 45 minutes to an hour simmering in the dutch oven. Yum!

4 out of 4 people found this helpful.

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