Favorite Recipes: Jambalaya

Recipe Author

Name: Naomi L. (naomijoy)
Total Recipes: 1

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Title:

Jambalaya

Dish: Entrees
Dish Type: Rice & Grains
Cooking Method: Stove Top
Difficulty: 2 / 10
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 45 min.

Ingredients
  • - 1 lb. Shrimp, fresh or frozen peeled and deveined
  • - 1/2 chopped onion
  • - 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • - 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • - 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • - 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • - 2 cups chicken broth
  • - 1 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes undrained
  • - 8 ounces andouille or kielbasa sausage, halved length wise and cut into small pieces
  • - 3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • - 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • - 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • - 1/4 tsp ground red pepper
  • - 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • - 1 bay leaf
  • - 1 cup cubed cooked ham
Directions
  • *  Thaw shrimp if frozen; set aside.  In a soup pot cook onion, celery, green pepper, and garlic in the hot oil until tender.  Stir in chicken broth, undrained tomatoes, sausage, rice thyme, basil, black pepper, red pepper and bay leaf.  Bring to boiling;  reduce heat.  Simmer covered for 15 min.  Stir in shrimp.  Return to boiling.  Simmer covered for about 5 minutes more...or until shrimp is opaque and rice is tender.  Stir in ham; heat through.  discard bay leaf and serve.  makes 6 servings. 

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ANNA S. (SanJoseCa)
7/7/2010 10:19 PM ET
This is a keeper! Great recipe and not as hard to make as I thought it would be.