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Prep 45 mins
Cook 25 mins
Why not serve Jambalaya for Sunday dinner this week? As with most Cajun or Creole spicy foods, serve with cold beer or a good wine and crusty bread. Recipe courtesy Justin Mason; Hattie's Restaurant
- extra virgin olive oil, enough to coat a skillet
- 4 boneless chicken breasts, chopped bite-sized
- 20 medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined
- all-purpose flour, for dusting
- 5 andouille sausages, sliced
- 5 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 green peppers, julienned
- 2 red peppers, julienned
- 4 stalks celery, chopped
- 6 fresh okra pods, sliced
- 1 large Spanish onion
- 1 tablespoon oregano
- 4 tablespoons parsley
- 2 tablespoons paprika
- 2 tablespoons chili powder
- 1 tablespoon cayenne
- 10 peeled plum tomatoes, chopped
- 4 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
- 3 cups long-grain rice or 3 cups medium grain rice
- 4 cups seafood stock or 4 cups chicken stock
- 2 cups tomato juice
- 10 fresh crawfish, shell-on (optional)
- 1 bunch scallion, chopped
- parsley, for garnish
- Coat a large, deep skillet with olive oil and keep on high heat until oil sizzles.
- Dredge chicken and shrimp in flour and add to skillet with andouille sausage.
- Lower heat and remove the par-cooked shrimp.
- Add garlic, peppers, celery, okra, and onion and cook on low heat for about 4 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Add all seasoning and diced tomatoes and Worcestershire.
- Add uncooked rice and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes on low heat.
- Add stock and tomato juice, then simmer for 5 minutes on medium heat, taking care to stir to prevent sticking.
- Once rice has completely cooked, add shrimp and crawfish; simmer for 2 minutes.
- Serve in a deep bowl and garnish with fresh chopped scallions and parsley.