Slow Cooker Chicken and Shrimp Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken and Shrimp Recipe

When I first saw this recipe I wasn’t sure how well chicken thighs and shrimp would blend together but it worked pretty well. Because of using dark meat the chicken remained nice and moist. I unusually don’t like cooking pasta in the slow cooker; I’d rather do it separately; because it was Orzo I thought that it might work out ok, and it did. If you have a busy day coming up you can get this on in the morning and finish it off in the evening when you get home. Combing the chicken and shrimp is a little different but I thought it was really good.

The next time you plan on using your slow cooker give this Slow Cooker Chicken and Shrimp Recipe a try. Enjoy

Slow Cooker Chicken and Shrimp Recipe

Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Author: Admin
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Serves: 6
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into bite size pieces)
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil (for browning chicken)
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes (28 ounces)
  • 2 celery ribs (chopped)
  • 1 medium green pepper (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 medium onion (coarsely chopped)
  • 2 garlic cloves (sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1 pound cooked medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  1. In a large skillet brown the chicken pieces using the oil.
  2. Place the chicken in the slow cooker and mix in the rest of the ingredients except for the shrimp and pasta.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 7 hours or until chicken is tender. Add the pasta and turn the slow cooker on high; cook for about 15 minutes or until pasta is tender. Mix in the shrimp and cook for an additional 5-10 minutes or until shrimp is heated through.
  4. Serve Hot

Slow Cooker Chicken and Shrimp Recipe Slow Cooker Chicken and Shrimp Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken and Shrimp

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