Butch's Drunken Chicken

Butch's Drunken Chicken Recipe

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cyndy ladas


I came up with this dish one day while I was looking in the pantry. There on the shelf was a jar of Paul Newman's Vodka Sauce and my mind started to create. I had taken some chicken out of the freezer and the crockpot out. I also spotted a can of Snappy Tom mix. Enjoy and let me know what you think. It can also be cooked in a 9x13 baking dish in the oven at 400 degrees for and hour. Enjoy and letme know what you think.

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15 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


2-3 lb
of your favorite chicken pieces
4-5 Tbsp
olive oil
4 clove
minced garlic
3/4 c
chopped celery
1/2 c
carrot, shredded
1 jar(s)
button mushroom
i c
pearl onions
1 c
spicy tomato juice
2 tsp
crushed red pepper or to taste (optional)
1 jar(s)
paul newman's vodka sauce

How to Make Butch's Drunken Chicken


  • 1Wash the chicken,then salt and pepper it. Place in a covered bowl in the fridge for 45 minutes to an hour
  • 2Place enough tomoato juice to cover the bottom of the crockpot
  • 3mix the veggies in a bowl and set aside
  • 4Take your chicken out and brown it in the olive oil and 2 of the cloves of garlic
  • 5layer the chicken and veggies in the crockpot
  • 6stir the remaining garlic and red pepper in the pasta sauce and pour over chicken.
  • 7cook on high for one hour then lower the crockpot to low and cook for 6 to 8 hours. Serve over rice or your favorite pasta.

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About Butch's Drunken Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian