Jambalaya is an old-school recipe that is made of chicken and shrimp. It is made in multiple regions including France, Spain, and Africa. Today, I will be sharing this recipe with you as it is a great, authentic, and rare recipe.
Jambalaya, this word means a mixture of rice with some non-vegan food. You can either include chicken, shrimp, and sausages. All of these things can be included in Jambalaya.
To make Jambalaya, heat oil in a pan and cook onions and bell peppers in it. Then, add chicken, andouille sausage, tomato paste, and garlic to it and season with salt and pepper. Add the chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, rice, and old bay seasoning to it and let the rice cook. Then, add shrimps and cook them until they become pink. Garnish it with green onions and serve!
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- 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
- 1 Onion (chopped)
- 2 Bell Peppers (chopped)
- A pinch Kosher Salt
- ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
- 1 lb. Boneless Chicken
- 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
- 6 oz. Andouille Sausage
- 2 cloves Garlic
- 2 teaspoons Tomato Paste
- 2 cup Chicken Stock
- 15 oz. Crushed Tomatoes
- 1 cup Long Grain Rice
- 2 teaspoons Old Bay Seasoning
- 2 Green Onions (chopped)
- Take a large pot and add some oil to it. Keep it over medium heat and add the bell peppers and onion. Stir them and season them with some salt and pepper. Cook it until soft for about 5 minutes.
- Add the chicken with some salt and pepper and stir it well. Cook the chicken until it is golden brown in color and add the andouille sausage, tomato paste, and garlic to it. Cook this whole mix for about 2 minutes until a sweet aroma comes out.
- In the same pot, add the chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, rice, and old bay seasoning. Lower the heat and cover it with a lid until the rice is perfectly cooked. It will take about 20 minutes.
- Now, pour in the shrimps and cook them until they change their color to pink. Say 3-5 minutes.
- And finally, when everything is ready, serve with some fresh green onion on the top.