Holiday Jambalaya

connie deedrick

By
@cdeedrick

I found this recipe in my mom's old recipe box. I made it yesterday, and was so pleased at how good and easy it is, that I wanted to share it. (I didn't have the cayenne pepper on hand, so I used a pinch of red pepper flakes)


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Rating:

Serves:

6-8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
white regular grain rice, uncooked
1 clove
garlic, minced
3 Tbsp
butter
1/2 c
chopped celery
1/2 c
chopped onion
2 c
water
3/4 c
heinz chili sauce
1/2 c
chopped green pepper
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
thyme
1/8-1/4 tsp
cayenne
1 c
cubed cooked ham
1 c
cooked, peeled, frozen shrimp
2-3 medium
tomatoes cut into chunks (i used 3 roma tomatoes)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large heavy soup kettle, saute' rice and garlic in butter until rice is golden. Stir in celery and onion, continue sauteing until tender, stirring constantly. Stir in water and next 5 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover; simmer 20 minutes.
2
Add ham, shrimp, and tomatoes.
3
Cover; simmer an additional 10 minutes or until rice is tender. (You may need to add a little more water if this starts to stick to the bottom of your pan) Stir well before serving. Makes about 6/12 cups.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Chowders, Pork
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy