Crocktober: Chicken Chick Pea Curry {+ A Crock Pot Giveaway!}

It's here! 
My 3rd Annual Crocktober Crock Pot Recipe Link Up!
This is always one of my favorite link ups!
I LOVE my Crock Pot.
As a working mom, my Crock Pot is a staple during the Fall & Winter months.
They make my life & dinner time so much easier!
Can I get an Amen?

I am SO excited to share this recipe with you.
This is a recipe I have been making for about 3-4 years 
(I can't believe I haven't shared it on here yet!)
It has a different flavor than most of my recipes that I make.
I promise you it is delicious and SO, SO EASY.

Here is what you need:
 - Crock Pot/Slow Cooker
- 1 bag frozen Chicken Tenderloins or Chicken Breasts (I Use a 2.5 lb or 3 lb bag)
- 2 cans of Chick Peas/Garbanzo Beans, drained
- 1 large can of diced tomatoes
- 1 jar of  Thai Yellow Curry Sauce
***I always use Trader Joe's brand, but if you don't have a Trader Joe's near you, you can check your grocery store. I know that Kikoman makes one & so does Taste of Thai & Thai Kitchen. Check the Ethnic Food Isle. Or you can make your own. You just need 1 (15 oz) can coconut milk & 1 T yellow curry paste. Pour into a sauce pan. Bring to a boil stirring frequently. Reduce heat and cook 3-4 minutes or until thickened. (That is what I did before I discovered the pre-made sauces)***
Add your frozen chicken tenderloins, can of dice tomatoes & both cans of drained chick peas/garbonzo beans. 
Pour Sauce over the ingredients.
Put on lid. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours.
When it is done cooking, just shred up your chicken. 
SO dang Easy.

I serve over rice. 
Sometimes white rice, sometimes brown rice. Whatever one I have on hand.
This meal is packed full of flavor. Kevin always told me he didn't like curry or the curry flavor. 
I make this meal about once a month in the fall/winter.  He LOVES this meal. 
It was just last month that I confessed & told him that he does like curry because there is a jar of yellow curry in this meal :)
I hope you like this meal. Give it a shot! 

Do you have a favorite Crock Pot meal? Link it up!
Grab a button (below or on the side bar) and add it to the linky.

Crocktober 2013
I am keeping the Linky open for the rest of October!
So, you can link up anytime between now & October 31st!
My favorite part is checking out what other people have linked up.
In honor of my 3rd Annual Crocktober Link Up, I am giving away a Crock Pot!
One lucky person will win a 6 qt Stainless Steel Programmable Crock Pot!
You can keep it for yourself, give it as a present....the holiday season is right around the corner!
Use the Rafflecopter below to enter!
{Giveaway ends on October 31st}


  1. Woohoo! I love this kind of linky party!! I can't wait to see all of the recipes!

  2. Love Crocktober! My favorite is a roast with vegetables or a hearty soup! Thanks for the fun giveaway!

    four kids, sports and Religious Ed...sometimes we are not home until 8pm....i NEED the crock pot!
    this looks GOOD
    and hey-did you see the chevron printed crock pot at Target????? I think i have to have it!!

  4. I like making chili
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  5. I love to make soup of any kind in many crockpot

  6. Thanks for hosting, Mel. I love using my Crockpot this time of year. Can't wait to see all of the recipes.

  7. Thanks. I love to make pulled pork in my crock pot!

  8. Yay Crocktober!! I can't wait to find some new recipes! :) Thanks for doing this!

  9. Thanks for the recipe. I can't wait to try it out!

  10. Sounds delish! I can't wait to peek through the other recipes! I just busted out the crock pot this morning, ironically. It's still 90 degrees here (central FL) but it's a lifesaver for a working mom!

  11. I love your recipe parties, especially the Crocktober one. I'm always on the hunt for yummy crockpot recipes!

  12. Of all the blogs I follow yours is my absolute favorite hands down.

  13. Looks yummy, ive never tried anything with curry! I made your apple pies last night though and they were great!

  14. I don't like curry either...I need to overcome and try it!

  15. Thanks for the giveaway Mel! I make your easiest dinner ever all the time in my crock pot.

  16. Your crockpot chicken with rice, rotel, beans, etc. is one of my all-time fave meals!! My husband can't eat poultry (it's insanity, I tell you!) so I make it EVERYTIME I bring a meal for a friend, and keep some aside for me ;).

  17. Wow! That is way different than anything I've done in my crock! I'll have to try it and check out others ideas too. I rotate about 10 recipes but really need some new ones :)

  18. This may sound dumb, but I love making baked potatoes in the crockpot! East and yummy!

  19. I love to make chili in the crockpot and let it simmer all day!

  20. I love making chicken tacos with shredded chicken made in the crock pot.

  21. I like to make chili. Follow you on Bloglovin: bloglovin.com/elena1509

  22. I have been telling my husband I need a crock pot for months! I would love to win one! I have never made anything in a crock pot, but would love to make chili.

  23. I love making the chicken for tacos in the crock pot. Hope to link up in the next few days.

  24. I love making chili in my crockpot, especially in the fall! Thanks for sharing, can't wait to try your recipe!

  25. Our favorite crock pot meal is teryaki chicken

  26. I love making homemade soup in my crock pot. It's my great grandmother's recipe!

  27. My favorite things to make in the crockpot are applesauce and chicken stock. Applesauce is easy, just roughly chop apples (no peeling!) and sprinkle with cinnanom (I also with grate some fresh nutmeg if I have some) add a bit of water to cover the bottom and leave it be! So chunky and delicious, with no added sugar.

  28. The crockpot is my BFF! I cook chicken breasts in it to make shredded chicken for chilis, soups etc. I call it a miracle that you plug in.

  29. I love making beans in the crockpot!

  30. I like to make potato soup, or chicken pot pie soup!

  31. Can't wait to check out all of the recipes! My favorite to make in the crock-pot is Shredded BBQ Chicken.

  32. I love to make chicken chili! Super easy and super yummy!

  33. Your Easiest Dinner Ever is a go-to meal in our house. I'm looking forward to trying some of the new links!

  34. I adore your crocktober link up! fun fun.
    My all time favorite is my Zuppa Toscana that I linked up with last year. It's ALWAYS a favorite for whomever I make it for. nom nom.

  35. This recipe sounds great! What are your thoughts on using non-frozen chicken? The timing would be the same?

  36. Right now my favorite thing to make in the crock pot is Taco Soup! We had some last week at work and I think we're going to have it again next week. (Now if I can make up a new name for it so my husband will eat it!)

  37. I like to make Slow Cooker Italian Beef for Sandwiches

  38. beef stroganoff or pot roast

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  39. Yay! I finally found a moment of free time to link up!

  40. I like making Chicken Cacciatore in the crock pot.

  41. I made your recipe for dinner last night and it was delicious! This will definitely be one to keep in our regular rotation. I wanted to add some additional veggies, so I added in about 2 cups of cauliflower florets in for the last 2 hours and they paired really well with everything else.

  42. Beef stew is my favorite!

  43. Just happened upon your blog tonight and I am so glad I found this post! Always looking for crock pot recipes and now I have a bunch to try. Cute blog and cute family!

  44. I love to make any kind of soup in a crock pot!

  45. This is a must have for the winter. The last thing I want to do when I get home is cook so having a crock pot that can do all the work for me while I'm away would be ideal.

  46. PW's Dr. Pepper pulled pork. So good!!

  47. Great recipe:) I always throw boneless chicken breasts into the crock pot and then I can do about any casserole with them!

  48. Chicken with pasta. And white bean chili..

  49. I like making shredded pork and pot roast in my crock pot.

  50. Can't wait to try all of these recipes! Thank you!

  51. I love making chicken and dumplings in the crock-pot. I can't wait to try your chicken parm recipe!

  52. My current favorite is refried beans! So easy and yummy. Plus it makes a ton to freeze!

  53. I love using my crockpot year round. Can't wait to try new recipes!

  54. Love cooking in my crock pot, which Is probably 20 years old! Brisket is my latest favorite

  55. I like beef roast or chili in the crock pot the best.

  56. I know this is such an old post but I just found it. I love the idea of this but my husband refuses to eat chick peas, any suggestions on what I could use instead? Looks great!!

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