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Classic Creole Shrimp Jambalaya

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Garlic cloves 1 Small, peeled
  Green pepper 1 Medium, cut into 12 pieces
  Onion 1 Small, quartered
  Cooked pork sausage 6 , partially frozen
  Canned whole tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Cleaned shrimp 1 Pound, uncooked (3 Cups)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Dash
  Uncooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Thaw the shrimp if frozen.
2. In a food processor or using a sharp knife, finely chop the garlic.
3. Coarsely chop the peppers.
4. Attach the slicing blade to a food processor if using, and slice the onion and sausages.

MAKING
5. In large heavy saucepan melt the butter over low heat.
6. Add the garlic and pepper and sauté for until softened.
7. Add the sliced onion and sausages to pan and sauté for 5 minutes.
8. Tip in the tomatoes, breaking them into smaller chunks with the stirring spoon.
9. Stir in the shrimp, water, bay leaf and seasonings and bring to a boil.
10. Tip in the rice, stir to mix well.
11. Reduce heat, cover the pan and simmer for about 25 to 30 minutes until the rice is tender.
12. Remove bay leaf and discard.

SERVING
13. Dish out into a casserole.
14. Serve the Jambalaya hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Shrimp
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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