Chicken/Sausage Orleans

Valeree Dunbar


As much as we love recipes with rice, I'm always looking for more ways to serve it. So I finally came across this recipe that was a big hit with my family. hope you enjoy it too.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
25 Min


  • 1 pkg
    chicken flavored rice & vermicelli mix
  • 1/4 c
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 c
    chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 c
    chopped celery
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine
  • 2 1/2 c
    hot water
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground thyme
  • 1 medium
    tomato diced
  • 1/4 c
    chunky mild salsa
  • 1 c
    tyson fahita chicken strips
  • 3
    johnsonville mild italian sausages cut up in 1/2 inch pieces

How to Make Chicken/Sausage Orleans


  1. Preheat oven to 325. Saute chicken strips in large nonstick pan until browned. Meanwhile place Italian sausage in separate pan and cook until done. Remove chicken and cut into smaller pieces. Set both chicken and sausage aside when done.
  2. Saute rice-vermicelli mix, onion, green pepper and celery in butter or margarine until vegetables are tender and rice-vermicelli is brown. Stir in thyme, seasoning mix, and water. Add tomato, salsa, chicken and sausage. Stir.
  3. Pour into 1-1/2 quart casserole dish or leave in pan if the pan is oven safe. Bake 25 minutes.

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About Chicken/Sausage Orleans

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Dish, #main

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