Chicken: Chicken Cakes with Creole Sauce

posted by SueFreeman 01-25-102 8:24 AM

Chicken Cakes with Creole Sauce
Makes 4 servings

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 (see below)
Garnish: chopped fresh parsley

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.

Prep: 20 min., Cook: 6 min. per batch

Creole Sauce:
Makes 1 1/4 cups

1 cup mayonnaise
3 green onions, sliced
2 tablespoons Creole mustard
2 garlic cloves, pressed
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper

Stir together all ingredients until well blended. Prep: 5 min.

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