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New Orleans Style Creole Jambalaya

For creole seasoning
  Paprika 2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic powder 2 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Onion powder 1 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano 1 Tablespoon
  Dried thyme 1 Tablespoon
For jambalaya
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Boneless, skinless, chicken breasts 2 , cut into bite sized pieces
  Chorizo 6 , diced (Soft Burrito Shells)
  Jumbo prawns 5 , head and tails removed
  Onion 1 , diced
  Green bell pepper 1⁄2 , diced
  Pepper red 1⁄2 , diced
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), diced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), chopped (Large Cloves)
  Creole seasoning 1 Tablespoon (Creole Seasoning Mix or use the recipe given above)
  Uncooked white rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Low sodium chicken stock 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Stewed tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce (I Use Aylmer's Black Pepper And Olive Oil Flavor)
  Bay leaves 2
  Worcestershire sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Hot pepper sauce 2 Teaspoon

1. For seasoning, combine all ingredients thoroughly and store in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid, this is an excellent spice blend for chicken, fish, gumbos, soups, and stews.
2. Coat the shrimp and chicken in one tablespoon Creole mix.
3. Heat oil in a large pot over medium high heat.
4. Sauté chicken, sausage, and shrimp until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
5. Stir in onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic.
6. Cook 5 minutes, or until onion is tender and translucent.
7. Add rice and stir around until rice begins to toast a bit.
8. Stir in chicken stock, can of tomatoes, and bay leaves.
9. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer approximately 20 minutes, or until rice is tender.
10. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce.

11. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
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This New Orleans Style Creole Jambalaya is as slow and simple as the city itself. A dish that understands the soulful melody of comfort on a plate. Watch this video to learn this hearty preparation and give your family a delicious surprise.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 424 Calories from Fat 186

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.9%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 1.5 g

Cholesterol 107.8 mg35.9%

Sodium 859.3 mg35.8%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 21 g41.2%

Vitamin A 56.4% Vitamin C 37.2%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 31.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


New Orleans Style Creole Jambalaya Recipe Video