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New Orleans-Style Jambalaya

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Ingredients

1/4 cup vegetable oil
8 links smoked sausage
2 pounds white and dark meat chicken, cut into 1-inch cubes
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons meat seasoning
3 cups chopped onions
1 cup chopped green bell peppers
2 tablespoons garlic
3 cups long-grain white rice
5 cups low-sodium chicken stock
1 bay leaf
1 cup chopped green onion

Instructions

Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Cook sausage 5 minutes and remove from pan. Add chicken, cayenne pepper and 1 tablespoon seasoning to pan and cook 5 minutes. Remove from pan. Add onions, bell peppers, remaining seasoning and garlic to pan and cook 8-10 minutes. Return sausage and chicken to pan. Add stock and bay leaf. Increase heat to medium-high and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook 25 minutes; remove from heat. Let stand covered for 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf and stir in green onions to serve. Serves 10-12.

Sheila Schultz
Hillsdale



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