Easy Cajun Jambalaya

Easy Cajun Jambalaya

Yields: 4
Prep Time: 0 Hours 20 Mins
Cook Time: 0 Hours 20 Mins
Total Time: 0 Hours 40 Mins

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 6 oz. andouille sausages, sliced (can also use kielbasa instead if you do not like spicy food)
  • 2 gloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 (15 oz.) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and bell peppers and season with salt and pepper. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes, then stir in chicken and season with salt, pepper, and oregano. Cook until the chicken is golden, about 5 minutes, then stir in andouille sausage, garlic, and tomato paste and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute more.
  2. Add chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, rice, and Old Bay. Reduce heat to medium low, cover with a tight fitting lid, and cook until the rice is tender and the liquid is almost absorbed, about 20 minutes.
  3. Add the shrimp and cook until pink, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in green onions just before serving.

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