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Chicken Creole
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Chicken Creole

This flavorful dish is quick and easy to make.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 272kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cold water

Instructions

  • Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • While the oil is heating, lightly salt and pepper the chicken.
  • Add the chicken to the skillet and brown the chicken.
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, saute the onion, celery, green pepper and garlic until tender.
  • Stir in tomatoes, 1/2 cup water, paprika, salt, cayenne pepper and bay leaf then bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-minutes.
  • Add chicken and stir to combine.
  • Mix cornstarch and 1 tablespoon cold water then stir into the chicken mixture. Bring to a boil.
  • Simmer, uncovered, for 10-15 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
  • Serve over rice or pasta. Remove the bay leaf before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 940mg | Potassium: 963mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 692IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg