The flavours are good, but the texture isn't right for us. That being said I made the following changes: white basmati rice, family pack of chicken legs with thigh (4lbs.), canned diced tomatoes, frozen okra, 2 cups frozen corn/peas/carrots/beans mix and creole-type seasoning. Everything else remained the same. There was so much liquid I baked this uncovered the whole time. The rice also came out mushy and shapeless. Chicken wasn't flavourful and the skin rubber-y. This recipe has potential if the cooking method is changed; cook the rice separately using 4 cups of stock (we use a rice cooker). Combine the remaining cup of stock and only one can of tomatoes in a baking dish. Add veggies (I'd use the same combination as this time), bay leaves and mix it all up. Rub the chicken with Creole-type (anything cumin-y is great) seasoning and brown on the stove in a pan (reduces oven time, gets the skin a little crisp and adds flavour). Add on top of veggie-stock mixture and bake uncovered for 30-45 minutes or until done. Serve on top of rice.
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The flavours are good, but the texture isn't right for us. That being said I made the...