Chicken Jambalaya II8 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 25 min
- Ready In: 45 min
“Easy meal to prepare. Can feed my family of 6 easily.” - by FAMILYZOO
Original recipe yields 6 servings
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onions and peppers for 5 minutes.
- Pour in 1/4 cup of water and add chicken. Cook 15 minutes, or until chicken is cooked.
- To the chicken add the tomatoes, with juice, remaining water, garlic powder, onion powder and chili powder. Simmer 5 minutes.
- Stir in rice, cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Mix well and serve.
Amount Per Serving (6 total)
- 390 cal
- 5.1 g
- 42.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (8)Rate This Recipe
"I had to make some substitutions the second time I made this dish, because the spices were lacking and the instant rice gave a less than authentic flavor. Instead of garlic powder, I used a couple of ..." See morecloves of fresh garlic. I omitted the onion powder and chili powder, and used salt, pepper, paprika, basil, parsley, and a little cayenne to taste. I also used 2 chopped fresh tomatoes for the canned. Instead of instant rice, I used long grain white rice and simmered it, covered, for 25 minutes. The few extra minutes work and cooking time made a difference in the taste. This is a good recipe with a few alterations."
"Definitely need to make some changes here so this will be more authentic. First, I sauteed the green peppers, onions and celerly in butter. This makes a "Trinity," the base for many Cajun recipes. Als..." See moreo, use Cajun seasoning, not what is listed. I used frozen diced onions and green peppers as a timesaver. Added cayenne pepper, bay leaves, oregano and hot sauce as well as diced Andouille sausage."
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