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Monday, July 16, 2012
QUICK AND HEARTY JAMBALAYA
1 lb keilbasa, sliced into 1/2-inch thick circles 1 lb
boneless skinless chicken, cubed 1 large onion, chopped 1/2 cup chopped
celery 1/2 cup chopped bell pepper 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp
butter 1 can (14 1/2-oz) diced tomatoes with juice 1 can (6-oz) tomato
paste 1/2 tsp hot pepper sauce 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/4 tsp garlic
powder 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1/2 lb uncooked shrimp, medium,
peeled, deveined Hot cooked rice for serving
Melt the butter in a
Dutch oven; add keilbasa, chicken, onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic and
saute until the chicken is lightly browned. Stir in the tomatoes, undrained,
tomato paste, hot pepper sauce, cayenne, garlic powder, and black pepper. Bring
mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, about 8 minutes or until
chicken is cooked through. Stir in the shrimp, replace lid and cook on low 4 to
5 minutes or until shrimp has turned pink.
Serve over the hot rice in
Yield: 8 servings
Note: This recipe can be cooled and then kept in the freezer for up to 2 months.