Chicken Smothered in Onions

Recipe by Luby Luby Luby
READY IN: 2hrs




  • In mixing bowl, toss the chicken with 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne and flour.
  • In large heavy pot heat oil over medium high heat.
  • When hot, but not smoking, add the chicken and brown, cooking for about 6 to 8 minutes on each side.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Add the onions and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon cayenne.
  • Stirring constantly, wilt and brown the onions, scraping the bottom of the pan to loosen any browned particles, about 10 minutes.
  • Add the bell pepper and bay leaf.
  • Continue stirring, again scraping the bottom of the pot to loosen any browned particles for about 15 minutes.
  • Add the water and the chicken, cover and reduce heat to medium.
  • Stir occasionally and cook for about 30 minutes or until the chicken is tender.
  • Add the corn, peas and mushrooms, cover and cook for 15 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the parsley.
  • Remove the bay leaf and serve immediately.