Easy Chicken Creole

Contributed By: Parker


1 cup sliced celery
1 cup chopped green pepper
1 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup canola oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
5 cups chicken broth
6 cups shredded or 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 the celery, green pepper and onion in oil until tender; Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add flour; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until browned.
2. 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 with rice. If desired, top with additional chopped parsley.

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Five Star Recipe
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
YIELD: 10 servings.
Nutrition 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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