(KLTV/KTRE) No matter what time of year it is, this recipe makes just about everyone want to celebrate! Delicious sausage, tender chicken, “holy trinity” vegetables, rice and tomatoes make for an amazing combination of flavors, all in one pot!
It’s especially perfect on cold, rainy days like today in East Texas. Enjoy!
Chicken and sausage jambalaya by Mama Steph
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 pound of chicken tenders, chopped into bite-sized pieces
12 ounce package or larger of precooked chicken-andouille sausage, sliced into 1/2 inch rounds
16 ounce bag of frozen chopped vegetable seasoning mix (peppers/onions/celery) or make your own with fresh produce
3 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
15 ounce can diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon Tony Chachere’s seasoning (or your own favorite cajun or creole blend)
1 teaspoon dried thyme
Pour oil into a large Dutch oven or soup pot. Heat over medium, then add the chopped chicken and sliced sausage. Stir occasionally, until chicken is browned on both sides. Add the vegetables, and cook until tender, 7-8 minutes.