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Microwave Jambalaya

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  Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Long grain white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Finely chopped green peppers 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Canned tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Medium shrimp 12 Ounce, peeled and deveined
  Hot pepper sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Diced cooked ham 1 Cup (16 tbs)

In a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, bring the stock to a boil.
Stir in the rice, reduce the heat to low, cover the pan, and simmer for 25 minutes, or until the rice is tender and all of the liquid has been absorbed.
Set aside, covered.
In a 3-quart casserole, stir together the oil and flour until smooth.
Microwave on high for 4 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes during this time, until the mixture is medium brown in color.
Add the onions, peppers, and garlic.
Cover with a lid and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
Stir, then cover and microwave on high for 1 to 2 minutes, or until the onions are tender.
Add the tomatoes and their juice and chop them up slightly with a spoon.
Add the shrimp, hot pepper sauce, and black pepper.
Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
Stir, then cover and microwave on high for 2 to 3 minutes, or until the shrimp just begin to turn opaque.
Stir in the ham and cooked rice.
Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes, or until heated through.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2031 Calories from Fat 397

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g76.3%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.6%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 625.3 mg208.4%

Sodium 2685.4 mg111.9%

Total Carbohydrates 256 g85.2%

Dietary Fiber 18.1 g72.5%

Sugars 19.6 g

Protein 138 g275.6%

Vitamin A 85.2% Vitamin C 138.7%

Calcium 50.5% Iron 118.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwave Jambalaya Recipe