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Shrimp & Sausage Jambalaya

kshitiz.shekhar's picture
Its actually from creole cuisine. what i am posting is the new Orleans style jambalaya.
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onions 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Chopped green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Medium shrimp 1⁄2 Pound (Peeled And Deveined)
  Bay leaves 4
  Smoked sausage 1⁄2 Pound, smoked
  Canned chopped tomato 14 1⁄2 Ounce
  Chopped garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Long grain white rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Barbecue sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Green Variety)

1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
2. Add onion, bell pepper and celery and saute for 7 to 8 minutes.
3. Add the shrimp and bay leaves and cook until the shrimp turn pink, about 2 minutes.
4. Add the sausage and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
5. Add tomatoes (with juice), garlic, salt, cayenne, pepper and thyme. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring often.
6. Add the rice and stir to mix.
7. Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 30 minutes, or until the rice is done and liquid is absorbed.
8. Stir in barbecue sauce.
9. Remove from heat and let stand for 5 minutes.
10. Remove the bay leaves.
11. Stir in green onions.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Main Dish
Meaty, Rich
Slow Cooked
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
110 Minutes

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Hyde.Ray's picture
What is jambalaya? Is it something they serve in New Orleans?
Ganesh.Dutta's picture
Enjoy this seafood.....simple & nice recipe
kshitiz.shekhar's picture
A Creole dish consisting of rice that has been cooked with shrimp, oysters, ham, or chicken and seasoned with spices and herbs.
khau.khan's picture
hey you are quite a chef. i love shrimps - have tou seen some of <a href="/hari">chef hari's recipes</a> he has shrimp rice recipe video which is quite interesting and delicious. you guys should team up and have a live cooking event on ifood
kshitiz.shekhar's picture
Thanks buddy we will try to do that.