Cajun Chicken Jambalaya

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    45 minutes

    This is like a traditional jambalaya but without so much heat. Perfect for introducing people to Cajun cuisine.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 1 dessertspoon olive oil
    • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets - cut into bite-size pieces
    • 250g kielbasa or Polish sausage
    • 1 onion, diced
    • 1 green capsicum, diced
    • 2 stalks celery, diced
    • 10 cloves garlic, chopped
    • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    • 375g uncooked white rice
    • 4 cups (1 litre) chicken stock
    • 3 bay leaves
    • 1 dessertspoon Worcestershire sauce
    • 1 teaspoon Tabsco sauce

    Directions
    Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Sauté chicken and kielbasa until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in onion, green capscium, celery and garlic. Season with cayenne, Cajun seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes, or until onion is tender and translucent.
    2. Add rice to the pot, then stir in chicken stock and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco sauce.

    Note:

    Kielbasa is available at your local Polish deli. If you can't find kielbasa or Polish sausage, use any other type of sausage you wish.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. This was great! After getting everything cut up, it was really easy to put together, and it was so yummy! I made just a few changes. I added about one and a half cans of diced tomatoes. I also used half green onions and half white onions. And I added about a tablespoon of cajun seasoning. It turned out great. I'll definitely make this again!  -  29 Sep 2008

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    Used different ingredients. I have been using this recipe since I found it on allrecipes.com a couple of years ago. This is a wonderful recipe by itself or used as a base. In the numerous times I have made this, I have added tomato sauce, extra garlic, and prawn. My only suggestion, is if you have a tough time cooking the rice without making it sticky (a problem I always have), cook the rice separately and add it to the other simmered ingredients when it is done. Thanks for a great recipe!  -  29 Sep 2008

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    Used different ingredients. my husband & i really enjoy this dish. i add extra chicken & sausage. i use lean turkey sausage so it's a little healthier. i also add prawn.  -  29 Sep 2008

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