Sausage, Chicken, and Shrimp Stew

4
2
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
4 hr
Prep
30 min
Cook
3 hr 30 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
This Cajun slow-cooker stew brings together sausage, chicken, and shrimp—there’s even okra for variety!

Ingredients

olive oil

1 tbsp(s)

uncooked sweet Italian turkey sausage

8 oz

sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, diced

yellow pepper(s)

1 medium, diced

uncooked sweet onions

1 medium, chopped

uncooked celery

1 rib(s), medium, diced

white all-purpose flour

2 tbsp(s)

reduced sodium canned chicken broth

1 cup(s)

chicken breast, grilled, skinless, boneless

1 pound(s), cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks

canned diced tomatoes

14½ oz

Cajun seasoning

2 tsp(s)

cooked fresh shrimp

½ pound(s), peeled and deveined

frozen okra

10 oz, thawed

uncooked scallion(s)

3 medium, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. In a large heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat, warm oil. Add sausages and cook, turning, until browned, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a 5- or 6-qt slow cooker.
  2. Reduce heat to medium. Add bell peppers, onion, and celery; cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle flour over vegetables and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Stir in broth and bring to a boil, scraping up browned bits from bottom of pan. Reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker.
  3. Add chicken, tomatoes, and Cajun seasoning to slow cooker, stirring to mix well. Cover and cook until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are tender, 3 to 4 hours on Low. Taste and season with additional Cajun seasoning, if desired.
  4. Add shrimp and okra to slow cooker, stirring to mix well. Cover and cook until shrimp are just opaque in center, about 20 minutes longer. Sprinkle stew with scallions and serve with hot sauce.
  5. Per serving: 1 1/3 cups

Notes

Shopping tip: You could use fresh okra in this recipe, but we use the frozen version to make it simpler and cut back on prep time.

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