Enjoyed by adults and children. I simplified the recipe by using purchased chicken broth and I put the chicken in raw with the rice. This cut down on prep time considerably. I used brown rice, half and half chicken breast and thigh and turkey sausage to make a little healthier I would also suggest more peppers and more spice if you use brown rice. Adults might want a little hot sauce on the side.
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- 3.5 cup(s) Water
- 2 teaspoon(s) salt
- 1 teaspoon(s) black pepper
- 1 teaspoon(s) red pepper flakes
- 4 whole(s) chicken thighs
- 1 pound(s) pork sausage
- 3/4 cup(s) celery finely chopped
- 1 onion diced
- 1/2 cup(s) green bell pepper diced
- 4 garlic cloves minced
- 3 tablespoon(s) dried parsley
- 2 teaspoon(s) cajun or creole seasoning
- 2 cup(s) long grain rice
- Clean and rinse chicken , Place in large pot . Add water, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Bring to a slow simmer over medium heat. Once water begins to boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover tightly and simmer for 1 hour.
- Remove chicken from broth and set aside. Strain broth and measure 4 cups liquid (not rendered fat – the fat will set on top of the broth). Set broth aside.
- Remove skin, bones, etc. from chicken. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces and set aside.
- Sauté sausage, celery, onion and bell pepper until sausage is cooked through. Add garlic and parsley then stir to combine.
- Combine 4 cups broth, chicken pieces, sausage mixture, Cajun seasoning and rice in your Dutch oven (or large pot with a tight-fitting lid). Bring to a boil, cover then reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Remove from heat and let sit for 15 minutes or so before serving.
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