Creole Chicken Recipe

based on 15 reviews

Posted by Otilia Feest on July 13, 2018

This Creole-inspired chicken recipe simmers chicken thighs with Spanish rice and tomatoes with green chile peppers for a quick and easy weeknight meal.


Creole Chicken Recipe

Creole Chicken Recipe

Creole Chicken Recipe
Preparation 10m Cook Time 45m Servings 4 Calories 400 Ready In 55m
Ingredients

4 skinless chicken thighs, or more to taste

1 pinch Creole seasoning, or more to taste

2 tablespoons butter

1 (15 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers

1 cup water

1 (8 ounce) can tomato sauce

1 (6.8 ounce) package Spanish-style rice mix

Steps

1 Season chicken thighs with Creole seasoning.

2 Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat; cook chicken in the melted butter until browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer chicken to a plate. Add tomatoes with green chile peppers, water, tomato sauce, and Spanish-style rice mix to the same skillet; stir well. Return chicken to the rice mixture and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover skillet, and simmer until chicken is no longer pink in the center and rice is tender, about 40 minutes. Serve on a platter with chicken atop the rice.

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