Homewood Gourmet: Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Homewood Gourmet: Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons canola oil

1 pound andouille sausage, sliced into half moons

1 1/4 cups diced sweet onion

3/4 cup diced celery

3/4 cup diced green bell pepper

1 tablespoon chopped fresh garlic

1 bay leaf

1 pound chopped cooked chicken

2 cups long-grain white rice

4 cups chicken broth

1 1/2 cups diced fresh tomatoes

1/2 cup chopped green onions, for garnish

Directions:

Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook sausage in hot oil, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until browned. Add diced onion and next 4 ingredients -through bay leaf- to hot drippings; sauté 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Stir in chicken and rice. Add chicken broth and bring to a boil over high heat. Cover, reduced heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 20 minutes or until rice is tender.

Stir in tomatoes, cover and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until heated through. Garnish with green onions and serve immediately.

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