1Heat oil. Saute sausage until lightly browned. Remove.
2Add onions, celery and peppers to pan. Saute until softened. Add garlic, saute another minute.
3Stir in tomatoes, seasonings and stock. Return sausage to pan. Pour rice on top. Cover, simmer for 15 minutes without opening pan.
Stir. Add uncooked shrimp and cook for 5 more minutes or until shrimp is pink.
4Garnish with green onion. Serve with hot sauce and sherry, if desired.
5PS Substitute 3/4 to 1 lb. chicken, cut into bite side pieces, instead of shrimp. If so, saute with the sausage and add back in with sausage where indicated.