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Better Homes and Gardens Easy Chicken Welsh Rarebit Recipe

Sunday Slow Cooker: Chicken Rarebit

If you're in search of a dramatically different recipe for dinner this Winter, take a stab at Welsh rarebit, a classic British dish made of bread topped with a melted cheese mixture.

This contemporary rendition not only makes use of a low-maintenance crockpot, but also incorporates bacon and chicken to add flavor and substance. To get the crowd-pleasing recipe,


Chicken Rarebit

Chicken Rarebit

Better Homes and Gardens Easy Chicken Welsh Rarebit Recipe


  1. 1-3/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  2. 1 14- to 16-ounce jar cheddar cheese pasta sauce
  3. 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  4. 1 large onion, halved crosswise and thinly sliced
  5. 6 pumpernickel or rye buns, split and toasted, or 6 slices pumpernickel or rye bread, toasted and halved diagonally
  6. 4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled (optional)
  7. 1 tomato, chopped (optional)
  8. Kosher dill pickles (optional)


  1. Cut chicken diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices; set aside. In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, stir together pasta sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Add onion and chicken slices.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2-1/2 hours.
  3. To serve, spoon chicken and sauce mixture over bun halves. If desired, sprinkle with crumbled bacon and tomato. Serve with dill pickles, if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

Calories 340, Total Fat (g) 12, Saturated Fat (g) 4, Cholesterol (mg) 102, Sodium (mg) 823,
Carbohydrate (g) 21, Fiber (g) 3, Protein (g) 36.

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GiggleSugar GiggleSugar 7 years
Mmmmm, cheese! :drool: I've been wanting to try this for a while, and I can't wait to give it a shot. Bread? Cheese? Yes, and yes!
Smacks83 Smacks83 7 years
Sounds/looks like a fondue sandwhich,lol. Yeah, the part about the jarred cheese pasta sauce sounds a little icky unless its the right kind I guess.
i think the ew is for the cheddar pasta sauce. i mean.. wtf is cheddar pasta sauce anyway?? sounds groad-ie!
aimeeb aimeeb 7 years
Pretty much sounds like a chicken sandwhich, I don't know why everyone is "ewwwing" it.
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Jarred cheddar cheese pasta sauce? You lost me right there. But I will take the bacon!
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I probably wouldn't eat this, but my husband would probably love it. I wonder if it would be good with beer mixed in with the cheese sauce like the original rarebit. I'll have to give this a try.
emalove emalove 7 years
This is not something I'd like...the picture of it makes me feel sick!
resamac resamac 7 years
The picture makes it look like it would be good. But the ingredients sound kind of sick.
resamac resamac 7 years
The picture makes it look like it would be good.But the ingredients sound kind of sick.
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 7 years
ummm gross.
LaurenG22 LaurenG22 7 years
ummm gross.
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