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Smothered Chicken

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This smothered chicken recipe is a wonderful addition to your party menu. Easy and simple it is one that would have your guests asking for more. Be the perfect host with great food that sets the right mood for the evening.
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Boneless chicken thighs 2 Pound
  Flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cajun seasoning 2 Tablespoon
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped finely
  Onion 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), chopped
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon

Take a bowl and add in the flour, half of the cajun seasoning, salt and pepper. Mix well. Cut the chicken into manageable pieces and roll it in the flour mixture. Toss till the chicken is well-coated. Shake off the excess flour. Take a skillet and add vegetable oil to fry. Add in the chicken pieces. Turn over and cook till both sides are golden brown. Drain and keep aside.
For the sauce:
Take a pan and add the butter. When the butter melts, add in the chopped celery and onions. Sauté for 3-5 minutes till transparent. Add ¼ cup dry sherry. Stir for 30-40 seconds. Add in the flour, a tsp of salt, 1 tbsp of Cajun seasoning and combine. Add chicken stock little by little and keep stirring till you have a smooth sauce. Add a tsp to a tbsp of worchestershire sauce (as per taste). Reduce heat to low and add the fried chicken pieces. Simmer for 30-40 minutes. Serve.

Recipe Summary

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Want a delicious and easy comfort food with just a few ingredients from your kitchen? Well, Chef Scott is showing Smothered Chicken which is actually lightly fried boneless chicken smothered and simmered in a rich creamy sauce with onion, celery, Worcestershire sauce as the key ingredient is mouth watering. This is a very easy to make recipe and Scott himself makes it very often. Give it a try and serve it with rice, back eyed peas or even potatoes, they are awesome by all means.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 828 Calories from Fat 259

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.9%

Saturated Fat 9.9 g49.7%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 219.7 mg73.2%

Sodium 1184.6 mg49.4%

Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.5%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.9%

Sugars 9.9 g

Protein 59 g118%

Vitamin A 16.9% Vitamin C 13.7%

Calcium 6.3% Iron 36.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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