Creole Chicken And Okra

Course : Chicken
Serves: 4
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4 pieces chicken leg quarters -- cut into 4 thighs and 4 drumsticks
1 Tablespoon canola oil
1 cup coarsely-chopped onion
1 cup coarsely-chopped green pepper
1/2 Cup sliced celery
1 Clove garlic
2/3 Pound okra -- sliced
2 Cups coarsely-chopped tomatoes
1/4 Cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 Teaspoon paprika
1 piece bay leaf
1/2 Teaspoon salt
1/2 Cup warm chicken broth
1/4 Cup white wine
1/4 Teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Preparation / Directions:

Remove and discard chicken skin. In nonstick Dutch oven, place oil and heat over medium temperature. Add chicken and cook, turning, about 10 minutes or until brown on all sides. Remove chicken to warm bowl. To Dutch oven, add onion, green pepper, celery and garlic; stir and cook about 5 minutes. Add okra and cook, stirring, about 5 minutes more. Stir in tomatoes, parsley, paprika, bay leaf and salt. Return chicken to Dutch oven and spoon vegetable mixture over top. In small bowl, mix together chicken broth, wine and hot pepper sauce; pour over all. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook about 30 minutes or until fork can be inserted in chicken with ease. Serve with rice, if desired. Makes 4 servings.


Nutritional Information:

299 Calories (kcal); 14g Total Fat; (47% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 28g Carbohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 1185mg Sodium

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