Jumpin' Jambalaya

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 12
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1 lb chicken breast, cut into chunks
1 lb large shrimp, frozen, cleaned, deveined and shell removed
1 lb turkey smoked sausage link, sliced
1 chicken andouille sausage link, sliced
1 each red, green, yellow and orange bell peppers, diced
1/2 to 1 whole large jalapeno, diced
1 bunch green onions, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 can(s) stewed tomatoes with juice
1 lb whole grain rice
3 Tbsp olive oil
2 tsp garlic pepper ( i use mccormick grinder, it has much more flavor than the shaker kind)
3 c water
cajun seasoning (recipe below)

The Cook

Mellina Land Recipe
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Chicago, IL (pop. 2.7M)
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Member Since Jul 2012
Mellina's notes for this recipe:
This recipe has just a little kick to it, but it's a good kick.
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Directions

1
Cajun seasoning Ingredients:

3 tablespoon sea salt
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1½ teaspoon white pepper
1½ teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
2 teaspoon Spanish paprika
1 tablespoon onion powder
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon oregano

Mix all ingredients in a small bowl, set aside.
2
Season chicken chunks with 1 tablespoon of Cajun seasoning (this can also be done the night before). Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large deep skillet on medium heat. Add chicken chunks and sauté until almost done, then add both sausages, stir 5 minutes until sausage is browned.
3
While chicken and sausage are cooking, in a 5-quart Dutch oven heat remaining 2 tablespoons of olive oil on medium heat. Add bell peppers, jalapeno pepper, green onions and celery. Season vegetables with 2 teaspoons of garlic pepper. Cook until tender.
4
Add chicken and sausage to sautéed vegetables. Stir in tomatoes and 1 cup of water and heat for 3 minutes. Add uncooked rice, remaining Cajun seasonings and remaining 2 cups of water. Simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
5
Stir in frozen shrimp, cover and cook for an additional 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand covered for 5 minutes.
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user Christine Fernandez SuperMom77 - Sep 9, 2012
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user Janet Harwood JMJOH - Sep 9, 2012
I can't wait to try this recipe ... I am sure it will be a hit! Thanks for sharing!
user Donna Brown gabbiegirl - Sep 10, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Donna Brown gabbiegirl - Sep 10, 2012
This was so easy to make and the flavor is great. I used a can of my home canned tomatoes with juice in it and some freshly picked peppers.

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