Jambalaya!
A Kitchen Muse: 
Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Cajun
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Serves: 4
 
Easy to make with a little kick!
Ingredients
  • 12 medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 4 oz. chicken tenders, diced
  • 1 tbs. Creole seasoning, recipe follows
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • ¼ cup chopped green pepper
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • 2 tbs. chopped garlic
  • ½ cup chopped tomatoes
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. hot sauce
  • ¾ cup rice
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 5 oz. Andouille sausage, slice
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Emeril's ESSENCE Creole Seasoning:
  • 2½ tbs. paprika (I like the smoked paprika in this recipe)
  • 2 tbs. salt
  • 2 tbs. garlic powder
  • 1 tbs. black pepper
  • 1 tbs. onion powder
  • 1 tbs. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbs. oregano
  • 1 tbs. dried thyme
  • (Combine all ingredients thoroughly)
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine shrimp, chicken and Creole seasoning and work in seasoning well.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat oil over high heat with onion, pepper and celery for 3 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, tomatoes, bay leaves, Worcestershire and hot sauces.
  4. Stir in rice and slowly add broth.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and cook until rice absorbs liquid and becomes tender, stirring occasionally - about 15 minutes.
  6. When rice is just tender, add shrimp, chicken and sausage.
  7. Cook until meat is done - about 10 minutes more.
  8. Season to taste with salt, pepper and seasonings.
Recipe by A Muse in My Kitchen at http://amuseinmykitchen.com/2013/04/07/jambalaya/