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Shrimp Jambalaya

Ingredients
  Rice 2 Cup (32 tbs), cooked
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Oil 2 Teaspoon
  Cajun style tomatoes 29 Ounce (Two 14 1/2 Ounce Each Cans)
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon, dried
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2
  Cooked ham 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Cooked shrimp 6 Ounce, frozen (1 Packet)
Directions

MAKING
1) Boil the rice in a pot of boiling water as per its packet instructions. Set aside and keep warm.
2) In a Dutch-oven, heat oil and saute onions, until soft.
3) Mix in the tomatoes and continue cooking. Add in the flour and keep stirring for about 4 minutes to make sure no lumps are formed.
4) Add in thyme, cayenne pepper, cloves and bay leaves. Mix well and cook for 4 minutes longer before turning down the flame.
5) Add in the cooked ham and shrimp along with the cooked rice. Let cook for about 20 minutes till all the ingredients are heated through. Keep stirring intermittently and add water if too dry.

SERVING
6) Serve the Shrimp Jambalaya hot, garnished with chopped parsley leaves.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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