Jambalaya
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Jambalaya

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Serves 4

A delicious meal of rice chicken and shrimp in a spicy, Smokey flavoured Jambalaya sauce

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Ingredients

  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 tbls of olive oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Sprig of parsley (chopped fresh)
  • 1 tsp of cayenne pepper ( this is hot stuff so be warned )
  • 1tsp of paprika
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 large onion
  • 2/4 sticks of celery
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 can of chopped tomatoes
  • 3 tbls of tomato puree
  • 3oz of smoked sausage cut in to tin slices ( chorizo )
  • 1 cup of Long grain rice
  • 1 doz shrimp or prawns
  • 1/2 to 1 pint of chicken stock

Method

    1. dice chilli and prepare the veg and the chicken, slice the sausage into tin slices
    2. Heat oil up in a large none stick pot & add chilli & cook for 1 min
    3. Add the chicken & stir fir in pot for 2 mins
    4. add the stock & tin of tomatoes and puree
    5. Bring to the boil and add smoked sausage bay leaf, parsley, garlic, cayenne pepper, and paprika (adjust this 2 your liking) then add the veg & cook for 5 mins
    6. When its boiling add the long grained rice and cook until most of the liquid has reduced & the rice is cooked then add the shrimp cook for 3 mins and serve (adjust the liquid with stock or water until the rice is cooked ,and reduced)

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miss_potts
17th May, 2013
5.05
This has become a family staple meal, lovely and fairly simple to make.
juliedcruze
4th Dec, 2012
5.05
Will be making this again! Really really enjoyed it. 5 * from my family and I !
jaysmith
18th Oct, 2012
5.05
Great Recipe. I'll definitely make this again.
claudinepersaud
15th Jan, 2012
4.05
Lovely! I've honed this after a few tries! First I fry the chorizo and pepper till well done then set aside and add with the prawns at the end because they go a bit yukky being boiled and you loose some of their delicious flavour. Plus I now leave out the celery. This makes loads so I half it and it plenty for 2 plus lunch the next day.
julie2904
20th Oct, 2010
5.05
Loved this. First made it for a football World Cup evening and have made it lots of times sine. I left out the shrimp due to a fussy eater in the family, but we all loved it. Gert lush! Would recommend this to anyone.
ram0908
4th Aug, 2010
4.05
Tasty recipe. I'm indian and can usually take it hot. I didn't deseed the chilli, with 1tsp each of paprika & cayenne pepper was very hot. Maybe I will deseed the chilli next time. Recommended - yummy.
tigger7856
15th May, 2010
5.05
This is an awesome recipe and I suggest everyone tries it!!
aruthb
4th Apr, 2010
Just made this for hubby's dinner. We both really enjoyed it.
sarahdavis
10th Sep, 2009
YUM YUM!!
davidbusher
6th Jun, 2009
5.05
i tried this is was delicious thanks wuffer i will make this again...10 out of 10...
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