Creole seasoning by definition is a spicy mix of herbs and spices from Louisiana. If you haven't used it in your cooking, now is the time because it definitely embodies the freshness of spring and summer. You can buy it ready made from the store or blend your own ingredients. This recipe for Grilled Creole Chicken and Sausage Kebobs is perfect for an outdoor meal on the grill.
6 new potatoes, each cut into 4 wedges
1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 pound fully cooked smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup chili sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon garlic pepper
- Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Place potato wedges in microwavable dish. Add 2 tablespoons water. Cover and microwave on High about 4 minutes, stirring once, just until potatoes begin to soften; drain.
- Thread potatoes, chicken, sausage and bell pepper alternately on each of six 12-inch metal skewers. Mix remaining ingredients.
- Cover and grill kabobs 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning kabobs 2 or 3 times and brushing with chili sauce mixture during last 5 to 8 minutes of grilling, until chicken is no longer pink.
Moms, what are your favorite springtime meals?
Photo Courtesy of Betty Crocker