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Chicken Jambalaya

"This is one of my husband's favorites, and he's a picky eater, so you know it's good! Some folks are surprised how well chicken and shrimp complement each other."
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35 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings

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  1. In a skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until crisp-tender. Add the sausage, broth, tomatoes, green pepper, bay leaf, thyme and cayenne. Bring to a boil; add rice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Add chicken and shrimp; cook 5-10 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink and rice is tender. Discard bay leaf before serving.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One 1-1/4 cup serving (prepared with turkey sausage) equals 386 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 158 mg cholesterol, 986 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 very lean meat, 2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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This dish was amazing. I ncreased the recipe to make 6 servings. I cooked my chicken breast before hand in olive oil with 2 cloves of garlic and the chicken was seasoned with garlic salt, papr...

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This dish was okay...there was something missing though and I just can't place my finger on it. I may make this again, but I will add a different variety of spices and ingredients such as spicy...

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This dish was amazing. I ncreased the recipe to make 6 servings. I cooked my chicken breast before hand in olive oil with 2 cloves of garlic and the chicken was seasoned with garlic salt, papr...

This was a great recipe and I only altered a little. I personally don't like tomatoes so I just used the drained juice from the can. I also added more cayenne for personal taste. This came ou...

This is unbelievable I have made it 5 times now. It gets better each time I make it. Made it for a party my pot was the first one empty.

This was really good. I didn't have green pepper so I used my can of stewed tomatoes which was really good! Also, I did not have shrimp, but I didn't miss it. Substituted a veggie sausage b/c th...

This was awesome! My hubby and I just loved it. He ate seconds and then ate the leftovers the next day. Thanks for sharing!!!

Cooked for family group of 16 ranging from 3 years to 50 years old. Everyone loved it. They are not a "spicy" group and this was perfect. Clean plates by end of the evening. Served it with b...

This is a very good recipe when you want something warm and filling and are tired of the same old standbys. My husband loves this dish. I use an entire can of tomatoes (15 oz). I have to add a...

This is an exceptionally yummy recipe. I needed to add a bit more liquid (red wine) and added more chicken cause I didn't have shrimp. tasty!

Easy to fix. Wonderful to eat. I am living in the North and resided for a long time in Louisiana - missed this kind of food. My fam does not like tomatoes so I pureed them. Worked perfect,