Creole Chicken is a baked chicken recipe using a spicy tomato-based sauce with vegetables and spices. Serve over rice. #spicybakedchicken www.savoryexperiments.com

Creole Chicken

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Creole
Keyword: baked chicken recipe, creole chicken
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 690kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Creole Chicken is a baked chicken recipe using a spicy tomato-based sauce with vegetables and spices. Serve over rice. 
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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced
  • 1 bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup scallions chopped
  • 30 ounces diced tomatoes un-drained
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoons paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon marjoram
  • 3 1/3 pounds chicken drumsticks
  • 4 links chicken andouille sausage sliced into discs
  • 6 cups cooked rice optional

Instructions

  • In a large sauce pan or Dutch oven, heat vegetable oil. Add yellow onion, bell pepper and scallions. Saute until soft, approximately 5 minutes. Add canned tomatoes through marjoram. Stir and cook down for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pat drumsticks with a paper towel and then season with fine sea salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown chicken in 4 batches, rotating drumsticks as you go. Each batch should take about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer chicken to 9x13 or larger roasting pan. Add andouille sausage discs. Cover with Creole vegetable sauce.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Remove and make sure chicken internal temperature has reached 165 and juices run clear. Spoon over cooked rice and enjoy your Creole Chicken!
  • If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition

Calories: 690kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 1478mg | Potassium: 958mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1610IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 4mg