MRS BALL'S RECIPE

Creole Chicken & Rice

Ingredient list Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. 2. Mix the salt, paprika, cajun spice, chicken spice and pepper together. Rub over the chicken and allow to rest for 10 minutes. 3. Heat the oil in a deep pan and brown chicken, a few pieces at a time, until nearly cooked. Place chicken in an ovenproof dish and sprinkle cooked rice over the top. 4. Add a little extra oil to the same pot. Add the bacon, garlic, onion, chilli, carrots, peppers, tomato paste, chutney, curry powder and leftover seasoning. Sauté for a few minutes. 5. Add the tomatoes, stock and peas. Cover and braise for 10 minutes on a medium heat. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper. 6. Spoon vegetable mixture over the rice. Cover and bake for 40 minutes until heated through and chicken is tender. 7. Garnish with roughly chopped coriander.