Old Fashion Chicken Stew

Recipe by Luby Luby Luby
READY IN: 2hrs 55mins




  • Liberally sprinkle chicken with creole seasoning and set aside.
  • Place 1 1/4 Cups Flour in zipper-top plastic bag and season well with creole seasoning.
  • Add chicken to zipper-top bag and shake well to evenly coat chicken with flour.
  • Set chicken aside and let rest for 15 minutes.
  • While chicken is resting In large heavy pot heat oil over medium heat until hot (about 15 minutes).
  • Slowly add floured chicken and brown on all sides.
  • Drain off all but 1/2 cup of oil and drippings.
  • In remaining 1/2 cup of oil add 3/4 cup of flour, stirring constantly.
  • Cook over medium heat until roux is medium to dark brown.
  • Add onions, celery and bell pepper and saute about 5 minutes.
  • Slowly add chicken broth, bay leaf, garlic, Worcestershire Sauce and Chicken Broth.
  • Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Add reserved chicken pieces to pot and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add creole seasoning as needed and simmer another 10 minutes.
  • If stew seems a bit too thick add a little more chicken broth.
  • Remove bay leaf and serve over hot steaming rice.