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Jambalaya

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Ingredients
  Broiler fryer chicken 2 1⁄2 Pound
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 3 Teaspoon
  Pepper 14 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Onions 2 Large, chopped to make 2 cups
  Garlic clove 1 Large, crushed
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Cooked ham 1 Pound, cubed
  Canned tomatoes 1 3⁄4 Pound (1 Can Of 1 Pound, 12 Ounces)
  Green pepper 1 Large, halved, seeded, and chopped
  Thyme leaf 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Cayenne 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Uncooked regular rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1 In a large kettle or dutch oven,place the chicken.Add water, salt, pepper, and bay leaf; bring to boil; reduce heat and cover.
2 Simmer for 45 minutes, or until the chicken is tender; remove chicken from the broth. When cool enough to handle, remove meat from the bones and cut into cubes; set aside.
3 Into a 2-cup measure, pour the broth: remove bay leaf. Add water, if necessary, to make 2 cups; reserve.
4 In the same kettle,saute onions and garlic in butter or margarine until soft.Add ham, tomatoes, green pepper, thyme, cayenne, and reserved chicken and broth. Heat to boiling; stir in rice; reduce heat and cover. Simmer, following the rice label for cooking.

SERVING
5 Serve in large bowls.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Servings: 
10

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