Etouffée literally translates to “to smother,” like Brenda’s does to this chicken with tons of spices and love! It’s slowly simmered with butter, hot sauce, and the Holy Trinity of onions, celery, and bell peppers. Serve with a freshly steamed pot of white rice and sliced scallions.
Brenda Buenviaje grew up in the small town of Harvey, Louisiana, just across the Mississippi River from New Orleans. In 2007 she brought her unique brand of Creole cuisine to San Francisco, where it was an immediate hit. Crowds flock to Brenda’s French Soul Food, lining up for hours to get a taste of her soul-satisfying comfort food.
This package serves 3-4 people and includes:
- 2 bags Chicken Etouffée (each 32 oz.)
- 1 container Par-Boiled Rice (8 oz.)
- Choose to add 6 Ready-to-Bake Cream Biscuits + an 8 oz. Spread
Chicken Etouffée – Chicken, Onion, Celery, Garlic, Bell Pepper, Flour, Butter, Hot Sauce, Salt, Black Pepper, Cayenne, Chicken Stock, Bay Leaves, Thyme
Biscuits – Flour, Salt, Baking Powder, Sugar, Butter, Cream
Peach Jam – Peaches, Sugar, Salt, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Cornstarch
Strawberry Jam – Strawberries, Sugar, Salt, Cinnamon, Cornstarch
Instructions / Storage
- Chicken Etouffée ships frozen with ice packs
- Ice packs may thaw in transit
- Upon arrival freeze or refrigerate
- May be stored in the fridge for 4 days or frozen for 3 weeks
- Place par-boiled rice into a small saucepan with a lid
- Add 2 cups of water and bring to a boil
- Lower the flame to a simmer and place lid on pot
- Steam for 20 minutes
- Pour etouffée into medium saucepan and heat over a medium flame
- Stir occasionally to make sure the etouffée does not scorch to the bottom of the pan
- Once heated through, serve with steamed white rice and (optional) sliced scallions.
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