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Chicken Jambalaya

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 45 min.
Total: 1 hr. 5 min.
Bring the taste of New Orleans to your table with this spiced chicken and sausage rice dish.

Ingredients

  • 6 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 2 tsp canola oil
  • 1 cup andouille sausage, cut into pieces
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh oregano, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 14 oz can whole, peeled plum tomatoes, with juice
  • 1 14 oz can tomato sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • 1 cup long-grain rice

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, warm canola oil over medium heat. Add sausage; sauté until crispy on the edges, about 8 minutes.
  • Stir in onion, celery, and green pepper; sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Increase heat to medium-high, add chicken thighs and sauté until lightly browned, about 8 minutes.
  • Return heat to medium; stir in cayenne pepper, thyme, oregano, salt, pepper, and garlic. Continue sautéing about 3 more minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes with their juices, tomato sauce, chicken broth, scallions, and rice. Bring to a simmer; reduce heat to very low, cover and cook for 20 minutes; serve.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 618
  Calories from Fat 233 (38%)
(39%)Total Fat 26g
(40%)Saturated Fat 8g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
(43%)Cholesterol 129mg
(94%)Sodium 2259mg
(38%)Potassium 1335mg
Total Carbohydrate 59g
(22%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugars 11g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(75%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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