Jimmo’s Chicken & Okra

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Jimmo’s Chicken & Okra

Jimmo’s Chicken & Okra

Comfort food with a Southern accent, this dish was inspired by our friend, Jimmo, who ate it growing up in South Carolina. Serve over brown rice or Quick Cheese Grits.

Serves 2

Prep Time 30 min

Total Time 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn kernels
  • 8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of fat and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1 14-ounce c diced tomatoes, preferably fire-roasted
  • 1 cup frozen chopped okra
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and corn and cook, stirring often, until lightly browned and softened, about 4 minutes. Add chicken and cook, stirring often, until browned, about 2 minutes. Add garlic, paprika and cayenne and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and okra. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until the chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes. Add pepper and salt.


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