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Chicken Creole

Is your pantry stocked with canned tomatoes? Try this Chicken Creole recipe.

6 servings
Cook time
1 hour, 5 minutes
2 chickens (2 to 2-1/2 pounds each)
1/4 cup flour
1 teaspoon salt
black pepper (to taste)
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 cup fat (chicken fat may be used)
1/2 cup onion (chopped)
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup bell pepper (green, chopped)
2 1/2 cups tomatoes (fresh or canned)
  1. Cut chickens into serving pieces. Roll in mixture of the flour, salt, pepper, and paprika.
  2. Brown chicken in melted fat in a frying pan. Add onion; cook 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the water, cover, and simmer about 30 minutes or until almost tender, adding more water if necessary. Stir occasionally to keep from sticking.
  4. Add green pepper and tomatoes. Simmer about 30 minutes longer.
  5. Serve on seasoned hot noodles or rice. 
Meal Type: Dinner
Food group: Vegetables, Protein
Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall