1 lbchicken breast, cut into chunks
1 lblarge shrimp, frozen, cleaned, deveined and shell removed
1 lbturkey smoked sausage link, sliced
1chicken andouille sausage link, sliced
1each red, green, yellow and orange bell peppers, diced
1/2to 1 whole large jalapeno, diced
1 bunchgreen onions, chopped
2stalks celery, chopped
1 can(s)stewed tomatoes with juice
1 lbwhole grain rice
3 Tbspolive oil
2 tspgarlic pepper ( i use mccormick grinder, it has much more flavor than the shaker kind)
·cajun seasoning (recipe below)
How to Make Jumpin' Jambalaya
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.