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Easy Chicken Creole Recipe

Easy Chicken Creole Recipe

While I was growing up, my family spent time in Haiti, where we enjoyed eating many authentic dishes such as this. It's now a meal my husband requests often.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8-10 servings


  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup diced green pepper
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 6 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon each pepper, sugar and dried thyme
  • 12 to 16 drops hot pepper sauce
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a large skillet over medium heat, saute celery, green pepper, onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add flour; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until browned. Stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except rice. Return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 259 calories, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 821mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.

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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

"This recipe was amazing. My husband loved it and thought it tasted like Yats. Will definitely make again."

Reviewed Mar. 2, 2014

"Absolutely delicious! Try this and you will be pleasantly surprised at how good it is. A bonus is that it calls for ingredients you probably have on hand already!"

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