Thursday, August 18, 2011
CHICKEN RICE CREOLE SURPRISE
3 boneless chicken breasts
1 Tbsp. cooking oil
1/2 c. chopped onions
1/4 c. red pepper
1/4 c. yellow pepper
1/2 c. chopped celery
1 medium tomato chopped
2 c. instant rice
1 diced tomatoes
1 c. chicken broth
In large frying pan brown the chicken breasts on both sides. Season lightly with garlic salt and pepper.
Set aside chicken breasts on paper towels to drain. When cool, cut into strips.
Saute` onion, pepper, celery and tomato until tender.
Add rice, can of diced tomatoes, and cup of chicken broth.
Place chicken back into the pan and add just a touch of garlic salt and pepper.. Stir and bring to a boil.
Turn down heat and cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir again.
Cover and take off heat til you are ready
You can also add a cup of salsa in place of the diced tomatoes and a little dash of hot sauce to spice it up.