Sunday, February 20, 2011

Easy Chicken and Rice Crock Pot Recipe

Crock pot cooking helps you to save time and money for a few different reasons.

1. You actually may use a cheaper cut of meat and make it taste very good by slow cooking.

2. Using your crock pot clears up your time and your range for additional stuff, saving you time and energy since slow cookers are so low energy.

But did you wonder about how working with a chicken and rice crock pot recipe can save you money by stretching out your food budget? Undoubtedly can. Large families understand that feeding the youngsters rice may help to make a recipe go even further, and both chicken and rice are choosy eater faves.

Virtually all recipes can use either white or brown rice, still if you desire to amp up the nutrients, serve up brown rice with your crock pot recipes. Brown rice is a great supplier of healthy fiber, protein, and several other requirements.

Listed below is a great chicken and rice crock pot recipe to try out this week:


4 Chicken breast halves, skin and excess fat removed
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1 tablespoon oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 small red pepper, chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1 14 1/2 ounce can crushed tomatoes
1 10 oz package frozen peas

Season chicken with salt, pepper, and paprika. In a medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and brown. Put chicken in the Crock-pot. In a small bowl combine the rest of the ingredients except
the peas. Pour over the chicken. Cover: cook on Low 7-9 hours (High 3-4 hours) One hour before serving, add peas. Serve over rice.

Chicken crock pot recipe

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