Happy Fat Tuesday



Prep Time: 20 Minutes

Cook Time: 45 Minutes

Ready In: 1 Hour 5 Minutes

Servings: 6


2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

1 tablespoon Creole/Cajun seasoning

10 ounces smoked sausage, sliced into


1 pound boneless skinless chicken

breasts, cut into 1 inch pieces

½ pound of raw shrimp peeled and deveined

1 onion, diced

1 small green bell pepper, diced

2 stalks celery, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 (16 ounce) can crushed Italian


1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

1 1/4 cups uncooked white rice

2 1/2 cups chicken broth



Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large heavy Dutch oven over medium heat. Season the sausage and chicken pieces with Creole/Cajun seasoning. Saute sausage until browned. Remove with slotted spoon, and set aside. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil, and saute chicken pieces until lightly browned on all sides. Remove with a slotted spoon, and set aside.


In the same pot, saute onion, bell pepper, celery and garlic until tender. Stir in crushed tomatoes, and season black pepper, salt, hot pepper sauce (optional), Worcestershire sauce. Stir in chicken and sausage. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.


Stir in the rice and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes.  Stir in raw shrimp and simmer for 5 more minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and shrimp turn pink.  ENJOY!

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