Me Oh My Oh! Jambalaya!

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Amy Herald

By
@Meave

Fun fact: Jambalaya is a Creole dish brought by the Spanish to New Orleans in the late 18th century.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 lb
    boneless, skinless, chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 3/4 lb
    andouille sausage, diced. if you can't find andouille, any smoked sausage works well.
  • 1 c
    uncooked white rice
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped
  • 2
    ribs celery, chopped
  • 1
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1 c
    sliced okra
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • ·
    cajun seasoning to taste
  • 1 (14 oz) can(s)
    diced tomato, undrained
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 lb
    medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • ·
    pepper to taste
  • ·
    chopped green onion for garnish

How to Make Me Oh My Oh! Jambalaya!

Step-by-Step

  1. Place a large, deep skillet over medium high heat. Add oil and butter to the pan. Brown chicken 3 minutes, add sausage, and cook 2 minutes more. Remove meat with a slotted spoon to a plate; set aside.
  2. Add onion, celery, green pepper, okra, pepper, bay, and cayenne to the pot. Saute vegetables 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in uncooked rice, and saute until fragrant, about 3 minutes. Stir in chicken broth, tomatoes and Cajun seasoning. Add chicken, and sausage back to the pot. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to medium. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp to the pot in the last 5 minutes of cooking or until pink and firm. Garnish with sliced green onions.

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About Me Oh My Oh! Jambalaya!

Course/Dish: Chicken, Fish, Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Hashtags: #rice, #Tomato, #cajun, #creole




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