Chicken Creole

Add more Cajun seasoning and red pepper if you like your chicken recipes spicier. Serve rice, salad, and hot sauce on the side.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes


1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 teaspoon minced garlic
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 bay leaves
1 pound boned and skinned chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces
3 cups hot cooked rice


Sauté first 4 ingredients in hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender; gradually stir in flour until smooth. Stir in tomatoes and next 5 ingredients. Cover, reduce heat to low, and cook, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes. Stir in chicken, and cook 10 more minutes or until chicken is done. Remove and discard bay leaves. Serve over hot cooked rice.


February 2006
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