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Chicken cakes with Creole sauce

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This recipe is from the magazine Southern Living.  I haven’t tried it, but it sounds delicious!!

To get a head start, refrigerate the shaped cakes overnight, and pan-fry them right before dinner.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2 medium-size red bell pepper, diced
4 green onions, thinly sliced
1 garlic clove, pressed
3 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 cup soft breadcrumbs
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Creole mustard
2 teaspoons Creole seasoning
1/4 cup vegetable oil
 Creole Sauce
 Garnish: chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.Add bell pepper, onions, and garlic, and sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender.

Stir together bell pepper mixture, chicken, and next 5 ingredients in a bowl. Shape chicken mixture into 8 (3 1/2-inch) patties.

Fry 4 patties in 2 tablespoons hot oil in a large skillet over medium heat 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

Repeat procedure with remaining 2 tablespoons oil and patties. Serve immediately with Creole Sauce. Garnish, if desired.

Yield

4 servings

writePublicationAppearance();Southern Living, FEBRUARY 2002

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