Monday, December 13, 2010

chicken, shrimp, and sausage jambalaya

recipe here.

4 (1 pound) boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of visible fat, cut into 2-inch chunks
2 teaspoon(s) Creole seasoning
2 tablespoon(s) canola oil
6 ounce(s) andouille sausage or other smoked sausage
1 large white onion, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1 small red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
1 small yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
1 small green bell pepper
1 tablespoon(s) fresh thyme leaves
2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon(s) cayenne pepper
1 cup(s) raw long-grain rice
3 cup(s) chicken broth
1 can(s) (16-ounce) diced fire-roasted tomatoes, undrained
3/4 pound(s) large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tail shells intact
Chopped parsley, for garnish

1. Sprinkle chicken with Creole seasoning. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat; add sausage and brown 2 minutes. Remove to a plate. Add chicken and sauté until brown, about 4 minutes; remove to plate.

2. Add onion, peppers, thyme, flour, and cayenne to pot and cook, stirring constantly, until onions are translucent, about 4 minutes. Stir in rice, then add broth and tomatoes and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 minutes.

3. Stir chicken and sausage into rice mixture; cover and continue to simmer 6 minutes. Stir in shrimp; cover and simmer 6 minutes, or until cooked through. Spoon jambalaya onto plates. Garnish servings with parsley.

Makes 6 servings.

This recipe is so good...and perfect after a long day of

crafting, decorating, wrapping, or shopping...because

I know that's all everyone has been doing lately.

So, you might not really feel like cooking.

But if you do, you'll be happy you did.


  1. yum yum burp. in the early 1990's spent some time in a wee coastal town called apalachicola (?) in florida on the gulf coast and had the pleasure of eating this with a groovy family who then took me to the beach to shoot a million different guns! madness but happy memories...

  2. Looks delicious, Ashlyn! Thanks for sharing the recipe today!


  3. Now this is soooo my dinner to see what I need to buy at the store when I am out.

    Holiday hugs for the whole week my friend. xoxoxox

  4. Great recipe, I will be making your Jambalaya this week after shopping, wrapping, etc. :-)

  5. I grew up in New Orleans so this looks guuuuuuud to me! xoxo


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