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Menu Plan for Winter II: Week 6, Thursday

Chicken Creole
Brown Rice

Cooking time:  35 minutes for menu          Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

       One always thinks of shrimp or seafood with Creole, but why not the versatile chicken breast?  There are lots of vegetables in the dish so I didn't do a separate side dish. Use Basmati or brown Basmati if you prefer. 

Chicken Creole  

Total time: 35 minutes
      Boneless chicken breasts, cooked with onions, peppers, mushrooms and tomatoes make a quick, healthy, dinner, perfect for midweek. Add Tabasco if you like more heat.

Chicken Creole Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking schedule: 35 minutes
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
small saucepan with lid, large skillet with lid

Chop onion
Clean, chop pepper
Sauté onion, pepper
Mince garlic
Trim, cut mushrooms
Add chili powder, mushrooms, garlic to skillet, sauté

Cook rice
Cut chicken breasts in half
Sauté chicken breasts
Chop tomatoes, reserving juices
Add tomatoes, juices, Worcestershire and herbs
Cover, simmer
     15 minute break
Everything done?
Remove bay leaf
Put rice on a platter, spoon Creole over and serve