Sausage and Chicken Cajun Jambalaya

Sausage and Chicken Cajun Jambalaya

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Chicken Cajun

Sausage and Chicken Cajun Jambalaya has all of the flavors of authentic jambalaya. It comes together easily in one pot, is gluten-free and dairy-free for a simple and healthier Cajun dinner recipe.

Ingredients :

  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil divided
  • 1 ½ tsp. salt divided
  • ¾ tsp. pepper divided
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 ½ lbs. chicken cut into ½-inch pieces
  • 12 oz. andouille link sausage cut into ½-inch slices
  • 1 tsp. thyme dried
  • 1 tsp. basil dried
  • 2 cups sweet onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup celery finely chopped
  • 1 cup green bell pepper finely chopped
  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 ½ cups long grain white rice rinsed and drained
  • 4 ½ – 5 cups chicken broth
  • Fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce gluten free
  • 6 oz. can tomato paste
  • 15 oz. can diced tomatoes with juice

Instructions :

  1. In a large pot, or Dutch oven, add 1 tablespoon oil, sausage, ½ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper. Cook for 2 minutes.
  2. Then add chicken and continue cooking over medium heat for 8-10 minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  3. Remove sausage and chicken from the pot and set aside.
  4. Drizzle another tablespoon of olive oil into the Dutch oven and then add onion, celery and bell pepper. Cook for 6-8 minutes, or until vegetables are almost tender. Add garlic and saute for an additional 2 minutes.
  5. Place chicken and sausage back into the pot.
    In a small bowl combine remaining 1 teaspoon salt, ½ tsp pepper, thyme, basil and cayenne pepper. Toss to combine.
  6. Add seasoning mix, Worcestershire, tomato paste, and diced tomatoes to the meat and veggies. Stir to combine.
  7. Next, place rice and 4 ½ cup broth in the pot. Stir to completely combine. Over medium heat, wait for the ingredients to come to a boil.
  8. Reduce heat to low, cover with a lid, and let jambalaya simmer for 30-40 minutes.
  9. Check on the jambalaya at 25 minutes and see if it needs additional liquid. If you have a pot that burns, this would be a good time to give the bottom of your pot a stir to loosen up any potentially dried rice.
  10. Once rice is completely cooked, serve immediately with fresh parsley and enjoy!

Sausage and Chicken Cajun Jambalaya

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