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autumn essentials:chicken, sausage, veggie skillet

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

This is an easy one-skillet dish that can on the table in 30 minutes. The ingredients are simple, and there’s a good chance that you have everything you need, right in your own pantry and fridge. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

yield 4 - 5
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For autumn essentials:chicken, sausage, veggie skillet

  • 3 or 4 slice
    good bacon, chopped
  • 1 md
    chicken breast, boneless, skinless, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 6 oz
    smoked sausage, cut thickly on the bias
  • salt, kosher variety, to taste
  • white pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  • 4 oz
    white button mushrooms, stems removed, and sliced
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt, kosher variety, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp
    white pepper, freshly ground, or to taste
  • 1/2 md
    yellow onion, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/2 md
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 md
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 15 oz
    diced tomatoes (1 can) with juice
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground paprika
  • 1 pinch
    cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 1 tsp
    coconut sugar
  • salt, kosher variety, to taste
  • white pepper, freshly ground, to taste

How To Make autumn essentials:chicken, sausage, veggie skillet

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    Gather your ingredients.
  • 4
    Place the chopped bacon into a medium-size sauté pan, or cast iron skillet over medium heat.
  • 5
    Cook until the bacon is crisp, drain on a paper towel, and reserve
  • 6
    Add the chicken, and smoked sausage to the pan, and sprinkle with a bit of salt and pepper.
  • 7
    Cook until the chicken and sausage begins to brown, about 5 – 7 minutes.
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    Remove from the pan, and reserve.
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    Gather your ingredients.
  • 11
    Drain all but 1 tablespoon of the bacon grease from the pan, add the mushrooms, and the onions, and reduce the heat to medium low.
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    Cook until the mushrooms begin to release their moisture, and the onions begin to soften, about 10 – 12 minutes.
  • 13
    Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 60 seconds.
  • 14
    Add the green and red bell peppers, and cook for an additional 4 minutes.
  • 15
    Add the oregano, paprika, sugar and cayenne, salt, and pepper, and stir to combine.
  • 16
    Add the diced tomatoes, and stir to combine.
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    Add the reserved chicken and sausages.
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    Allow the mixture to lightly simmer, for an additional 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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    Chef's Note: Before serving, do a final seasoning taste.
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    Sprinkle the reserved bacon on top, put out some bowls and spoons, and serve it up to your happy guests. Enjoy.
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    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.