Jazzy New Orleans Chicken


This is one of my family's favorite chicken dishes. It's easy, and everything is made in one pot. This mom likes that.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken, skin removed and cut into pieces

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • ½ pound smoked sausage

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 red bell peppers, chopped

  • 3 roma (plum) tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

  • ¾ teaspoon dried thyme

  • ¾ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground allspice

  • 1 ½ cups long-grain white rice

  • 2 ¼ cups chicken stock

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

  • 1 lemon - sliced, for garnish


  1. Dredge chicken in flour, turning to coat all over.

  2. In large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Brown chicken pieces about 8 minutes per side. Transfer to plate.

  3. Combine sausage, garlic, onion, peppers, tomatoes, sugar, thyme, oregano, salt, and allspice in the pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until peppers are softened.

  4. Stir in rice, and add stock. Nestle chicken into rice. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and cover. Cook for 20 to 25 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and juices run clear when chicken is pierced. Serve sprinkled with parsley. Garnish with lemon slices if you like.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

610 Calories
40g Fat
39g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 610
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40g 51%
Saturated Fat 11g 57%
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 566mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 54mg 272%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 370mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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