Jambalaya

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 cups roughly chopped white onion
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 2 stalks chopped celery
  • 1 lb andouille sausage, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 1/2 lb boneless chicken breast or thigh, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 3 cups medium grain rice
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup green onion

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a large cast-iron Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the onions, bell peppers, 2 teaspoons of the salt, and 1 teaspoon of the cayenne.
  • Step 2

    Stir often and brown vegetables for around 20 minutes
  • Step 3

    Scrape the bottom of the pan
  • Step 4

    Add sausage and cook for 10-15 minutes
  • Step 5

    Season the chicken with salt and 1/4 tsp cayenne.
  • Step 6

    Add chicken and bay leaves to the pot and brown chicken for 8-10 minutes
  • Step 7

    Add rice and stir for 2-3 minutes
  • Step 8

    Add water and chicken stock
  • Step 9

    Cover over medium heat for 30-35 minutes without stirring or until rice is tender
  • Step 10

    Serve with green onions and Crystal hot sauce