Dooky Chase Chicken Creole Recipe

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The Dooky Chase Chicken Creole is a classic Louisiana dish that is bursting with flavor. This recipe combines tender chicken with a rich and spicy tomato-based sauce, creating a dish that is both comforting and satisfying. The dish is named after the famous Dooky Chase Restaurant in New Orleans, known for its delicious Creole cuisine.

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

  • 4 chicken breasts, bone-in and skin-on
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large oven-safe skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the chicken breasts to the skillet, skin side down, and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Flip the chicken and brown the other side for an additional 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the diced onion, bell pepper, celery, and minced garlic. Sauté until the vegetables are softened, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the diced tomatoes, tomato paste, chicken broth, Creole seasoning, dried thyme, dried oregano, bay leaf, salt, and pepper to the skillet. Stir well to combine.
  6. Return the chicken breasts to the skillet, nestling them into the sauce.
  7. Cover the skillet with a lid or aluminum foil and