Treat your family to this lip-smacking smothered chicken recipe that is gaining popularity in Belizean households. This dish pairs well with rice, potatoes or bread. Have your family enjoy this juicy chicken smothered in a perfect creamy sauce. Collect your ingredients and follow these short steps below.
WHAT YOU NEED:
3lbs chicken cut into pieces
1/8 tsp. ground black pepper
2 medium Onions (sliced)
1 pack chicken noodle soup mix
1 large tin evaporated milk
1 1/3 cup flour (can be substituted for a gluten free flour)
¼ cup cooking oil (coconut oil optional)
1 tsp. salt
¾ – 1 cup water
Parsley - optional
*In a paper bag, combine flour, salt, pepper and shake.
*In the bag mixture, shake two pieces of chicken at a time until evenly coated.
*Heat cooking oil in pot and cook chicken until brown.
*Remove chicken and drain the oil.
*Return chicken to pot along with 1 tablespoon oil.
*Sprinkle with chicken noodle soup mix, sliced onion and water
*Reduce heat to low, cook until chicken is tender and noodles are soft.
*Remove chicken to platter leaving noodles behind.
*Add milk to noodles and heat – DO NOT BOIL – pour over chicken and serve!
*Sprinkle with parsley… optional
Spicy food lovers can add a dash or two of Aunt Sadie’s pepper sauces for that additional fiery kick. The Mustard Pepper Sauce is also a good recommendation.