Spicy Cajun Jambalaya



Spicy Cajun Jambalaya

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups of long-grain white rice
  • 1 pound of Andouille sausage, sliced
  • 1 pound of boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) of diced tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons of Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 3 green onions, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the sliced Andouille sausage and cook until browned. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  3. Add the chicken pieces to the skillet and cook until they are no longer pink. Remove and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add the chopped onion and green bell pepper. Cook until they are softened.
  5. Stir in the minced garlic and cook for another 30 seconds.
  6. Return the cooked sausage and chicken to the skillet.
  7. Add the rice, diced tomatoes (with their juice), chicken broth, Cajun seasoning, paprika, dried thyme, dried oregano, and cayenne pepper to the skillet. Season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  8. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed.
  9. Once cooked, fluff the Jambalaya with a fork and garnish with chopped green onions.
  10. Serve hot and enjoy your delicious Spicy Cajun Jambalaya!

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Spicy Cajun Jambalaya is a flavorful one-pot dish that combines Andouille sausage, tender chicken, and aromatic Cajun spices with rice. This hearty and satisfying meal is perfect for spice lovers and those craving a taste of Louisiana cuisine.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 380 | Fat: 16g | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 22g

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