Creole Chicken Cacciatore (sallye) Recipe

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CREOLE CHICKEN CACCIATORE (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

An easy recipe of a classic dish that is very tasty and can be ready on table in less than an hour.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 medium
white onion
1 medium
green bell pepper
1 medium
red or yellow bell pepper
2
ribs celery
1 Tbsp
homemade creole seasoning (HOMEMADE CREOLE SEASONING (SALLYE)
1 can(s)
hunts pasta sauce with garlic & herbs
1 can(s)
petite diced tomatoes (14-16 ounce size)
1 tsp
each salt & ground black pepper
1 large
bay leaf
2 Tbsp
olive oil
16 oz
penne or other pasta
water (see instructions for amount)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Place the following in food processor and pulse until diced:
onion, peeled & quartered
green and red or yellow pepper, seeded and deveined cut into quarters
celery, cut into 2" lengths
2
Cut chicken into bite size chunks and rub well with salt and pepper

Set aside
3
Heat oil on medium high heat in cast iron or other heavy large skillet. If you don't have a large skillet, use a heavy dutch oven.

When oil is hot, place onions, peppers, and celery in oil.

Cook for about 3 minutes, stirring frequently to avoid burning
4
Add chicken cubes to vegetables and continue cooking, stirring frequently until chicken is lightly browned on all sides
5
Add pasta sauce and tomatoes to mixture in skillet.

Also add 1 pasta can of water and 1 tomato can of water

Then add creole seasoning, bay leaf and mix well.

Turn heat down to simmer
6
Cook at barely simmering for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Taste and add more creole seasoning if not spicy enough
7
Continue cooking for 15 more minutes; add more water if needed

During last 15 minutes, cook pasta according to package directions except for 3 minutes less
8
Drain pasta, add to chicken and mix well.

Turn off heat and allow to stand for 5 minutes

Pasta will continue to cook and absorb some of the sauce.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy