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A popular low-country chicken and rice dish prepared with Swanson® Chicken Broth and smoky, spicy andouille sausage.

Recipe Summary

15 mins
1 hr 20 mins
45 mins
2 hrs 20 mins
6 servings


Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place chicken in a large pot. Add water to cover, onion, bay leaf, thyme sprig, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and cook until chicken is tender, about 50 minutes.

  • Transfer chicken to a cutting board or platter and let cool completely. Remove bones, fat, and skin from chicken. Chop chicken into bite-size pieces and set aside.

  • Heat olive oil in a heavy pot over medium heat. Add sausage pieces; brown on all sides. Add rice and paprika to the pot; stir over medium heat until rice is coated with oil and browned bits are stirred from the bottom. Add Swanson® Chicken Broth and browned sausage pieces.

  • Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and cook until rice has absorbed the broth, about 30 minutes. Fluff the rice with a fork.

  • Stir the chicken pieces into the rice. Top with chopped hard-cooked egg just before serving.

Cook's Notes:

You can substitute any cooked chicken or turkey for the whole chicken. You'll need about 3 cups.

You can substitute yellow rice for the white rice but don't use quick-cooking or instant.

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Nutrition Facts

929 calories; protein 34.6g; carbohydrates 40.8g; fat 68.4g; cholesterol 188.8mg; sodium 1300.1mg. Full Nutrition