Crock Pot Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Creole

Crock Pot Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Creole

It was a chilly day in Southern Cali — well not really but i wanted something spicy and came up with this super easy Crock Pot Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Creole :) It warmed my tummy and the kids DEVOURED it. I would increase the shrimp to TWO pounds if your family loves shrimp as much as mine does! Serve this yummy deliciousness over cauli rice… Mmmmm…

Crock Pot Cajun Chicken and Shrimp Creole


Ingredients:
3 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs
1 bell pepper, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, diced
1 14.5 ounce can stewed tomatoes
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp coconut sugar
2 Tbsp Cajun Seasoning (recipe below)
1 pound wild caught shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 Tbsp lemon juice
Cajun Seasoning
[ this makes twice as much as you’ll need – save it in an airtight container for the next time you make this dish – I know there will be a next time!]
2 ½  tsp paprika
2 tsp sea salt
2 tsp garlic powder
1 ¼ tsp dried oregano
1 ¼ tsp dried thyme
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
½ tsp red pepper flakes
Season chicken thighs with Cajun seasoning then place in the bottom of the crock pot or baking dish
Add vegetables, coconut sugar sugar, garlic and stewed tomatoes then cover and cook (4 hours on low | 2 hours on high) 
In the last hour of cooking, add shrimp and lemon juice
Serve over cauli rice.
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2 Comments

  • Judith

    Reply Reply September 4, 2012

    When do you add the sugar?

    • lhnadmin

      Reply Reply September 4, 2012

      Hi Judith

      You add the sugar when adding the rest of the spices. You can also choose to leave it out. The recipe above has been corrected! Thanks for letting me know!

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