Louisiana Chicken Sauce Piquant

Total Time
2hrs
Prep
1 hr
Cook
1 hr

This recipe was adopted from a 1969 cookbook that belonged to my grandmother. I've adjusted the ingredients and amounts to reflect today's cooking habits. Hope you enjoy it!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat 3 cups of cooking oil hot enough to cook chicken.
  2. Cut chicken into 2 inch pieces, season with the creole seasoning and fry in oil until done.
  3. Remove the chicken from the oil.
  4. In another frying pan, saute onions,celery, bell pepper and garlic until opaque looking and slightly limp.
  5. To the vegetable mixture, add your chicken which has slightly cooled.
  6. Add tomatoes and water to the mixture, then lower the flame allowing mixture to simmer for for one hour, stirring about every 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with rice.
  8. If you like yours to be a bit thicker, use 2 cans of diced tomatoes and 1 can (8 ounce) tomato paste and 1 cup water.
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2 5

Stick to baking.

5 5

I thought sauce piquant was really time consuming and so I never tried to make it. This is WONDERFUL, and I will be making it OFTEN!! Thanks so much!!