Jumpin' Jambalaya

2
Mellina Land

By
@AndAQT2

This recipe has just a little kick to it, but it's a good kick.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
35 Min

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)

How to Make Jumpin' Jambalaya

Step-by-Step

  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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