CHICKEN CREOLE

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Chicken Creole

 

We love Chicken Creole. This chicken and tomato dish with all the spices served over rice will quickly become a favorite.  Serve it to family and guests for a real comfort food meal anytime.

4 to 6 chicken breasts (I use the frozen boneless, skinless ones) cut into inch size pieces
1/4 cup oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 (14.5 ounce) can petite diced tomatoes,  undrained
1 cup chicken broth
1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano, thyme, marjoram, and minced garlic
2 cups rice, cooked according to package directions.        
 
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Saute chicken pieces in the oil until no longer pink.  Remove and keep warm.  In the same skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and celery in the remaining oil until tender.  Stir in the tomatoes, broth, tomato paste and seasonings.  Bring to a boil, reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes.  Return chicken to the pan; heat through.  Serve with rice.  Makes about 8 servings.  Enjoy!
 
Note:  We like this dish served over the rice the first night.  If I have any left over I put it in a baking dish, mix the rice with the chicken and sauce, sprinkle with shredded cheese and put in the oven until warm and the cheese is melted the next night. Serve with garlic bread and a salad for a meal.
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11 Comments

  1. I made this and my family loves it so now it’s a favorite in my house. I’m makjng your chicken and dumpling tonight for the first time ever! I am so grateful for your blog because I have never been a real cook until now..lol I’ve been doing commercial cooking as I call it (box cooking) Now my family looks forward to dinner time 🙂

  2. WHAT MAKES “CREOLE”?

  3. Cool..I was trying to figure out what we were eating for dinner and now I know! Thanks 🙂

  4. Oh, yum… I am sooo making this next week!

  5. My neighbor’s son is coming home from Berea this weekend. I plan on fixing this for them this weekend and suprising them.

  6. Looks wonderful and I love that you added the next night on there. I think that yet agian you have picked out what I am having for supper!

  7. Now that creole chicken looks divine.

    “Bread is the king of the table and all else is merely the court that surrounds the king. The countries are the soup, the meat, the vegetables, the salad but bread is king.”
    Louis Bromfield

    • IF U CAN GET GREAT BREADS , THEN YES BREAD CAN BE KING. HERE NO BREAD IS FANTASTIC. ONCE I HAD BREAD SHIPPED FROM FRANCE. WOW

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