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Classic Creole Shrimp Jambalaya

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  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)

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.

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.

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Rice, Shrimp
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 977 Calories from Fat 536

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 60 g91.8%

Saturated Fat 22.7 g113.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 318.6 mg106.2%

Sodium 2208.3 mg92%

Total Carbohydrates 57 g19%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g17.9%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 53 g105.2%

Vitamin A 29.5% Vitamin C 76%

Calcium 18.2% Iron 35.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Creole Shrimp Jambalaya Recipe