Bloody Mary Chicken Creole
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 (3 pound) fryer, cut into serving pieces
1 cup chopped onions
1/2 cup chopped green bell peppers
2 tablespoons flour
1 1/2 cups bloody Mary mix
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
2 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt (or more to taste)
1/4 teaspoon cayenne (or more to taste)
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans beef consommé
3 tablespoons chopped parsley
In a large heavy pot, heat the oil over medium-high heat and sauté the chicken, turning to brown on both sides.
Remove the chicken and set aside.
Add the onions and bell pepper and sauté for about five minutes, or until they are soft.
Reduce the heat to medium.
Add the flour and stir constantly for about 5 minutes.
Add the bloody Mary mix, garlic, bay leaves, salt, cayenne, wine and consommé. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the chicken. Cover and simmer for about 45 minutes, or until the chicken is tender.
Add the parsley and serve over rice.
Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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