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Jambalaya
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Simplified Jambalaya

Deliciously made with easy to find ingredients
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 349kcal
Author: Sula

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup brown rice
  • ½ pound skinless boneless chicken breast halves - cubed
  • ½ pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 TB butter
  • ½ to 1 medium green pepper chopped (optional)
  • 1 celery rib thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 can “pasta-ready” diced tomatoes undrained
  • ¾ c chicken stock
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1/8 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • ¼ - ½ pound uncooked medium shrimp - peeled deveined and chopped

Instructions

  • Prepare rice by boiling in a saucepan with 2 quarts water for 30 minutes – drain.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet on medium heat, cook chicken, sausage and garlic in butter for 5 minutes. Add the green pepper, celery and onion; cook and stir until meat is no longer pink and vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in canned tomatoes, chicken stock and seasonings; heat through. Add the shrimp and rice; cover and simmer on very low heat for 50-60 minutes until the liquid is absorbed.
  • Serve with crusty garlic bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 349kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 830mg | Potassium: 471mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 243IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.