Creole Braised Chicken

Creole Braised Chicken
Recipe type: Main Dish
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Serves: 4
This cajun recipe has the perfect amount of heat and leaving the skin on provides an amazing crunch and flavor!
  • 4 whole chicken legs, skin on
  • 1 T Creole seasoning
  • ¼ arrowroot powder
  • 1 t olive oil
  • 2 T grass-fed butter
  • 1 T minced garlic
  • 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • Herb bundle (1 or 2 of each Rosemary, Thyme, Basil)
  • 3 c chicken broth
  • Sea salt, pepper, and chopped parsley to taste.
  1. Wash chicken and pat dry.
  2. Rub with salt, pepper and Creole seasoning.
  3. Dust with arrow root powder and rub legs well on both sides.
  4. Heat olive oil and add butter.
  5. Place chicken skin side down in pan and sear. Flip and repeat.
  6. Remove chicken and add herb bundle, onions, butter and 1 t arrowroot powder.
  7. Whisk together well and add chicken broth.
  8. Add chicken broth and chicken back to pan. Let liquid reach a simmer and cover.
  9. Cook for 20 minutes with skin side down. Remove lid and stir bottom of pan to prevent sticking.
  10. Repeat process two more times for a total of about 60 minutes.
  11. Liquid will almost be reduced and you will have a gravy.
  12. Remove herb bundle and serve.

Kristen Barkley
Kristen Barkley
Kristen is a happily married mom to four beautiful and active children and is the co-founder of Marpé Wellness. She has a BBA in Marketing from the University of Houston and completed extensive coursework in the areas of nutrition and fitness. She is excited to be putting her education to use in an industry that she is passionate about where she can help others live a healthier and happier life.

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