Community Recipe
from [ellynint]


  • Yield: 10 servings


  • 1/4 cup(s) vegetable oil
  • 12 ounce(s) andouille or kielbasi cut in 1/4 inch slices
  • 3 cup(s) onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup(s) green peppers chopped
  • 1/2 cup(s) red peppers chopped
  • 1 pound(s) boneless chicken cut in 1 inch cubes
  • 1 pound(s) ham cubed
  • 1 tablespoon(s) garlic minced
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon(s) cajun seasoning or (Emeril's Essence)
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) cayenne
  • 1 can(s) 14 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1 carton(s) 320z chicken broth
  • 2 cup(s) white rice


Heat oil in a large heavy bottom Dutch oven over medium heat. Add sausage and cook until sausage is well browned. Add onions and peppers; cook until vegetables are caramelized, about 10-15 minutes. Add chicken, ham, garlic,bay leaves, Cajun seasoning and cayenne; cook about 8 minutes, stirring often. Add tomatoes, chicken broth and rice. Cover and cook over medium heat 30-35 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed. Remove bay leaves and serve.

Emeril's Essence

2 1/2 tablespoons paprika

2 tablespoons salt

2 tablespoons garlic powder

1 tablespoon black pepper

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon dried oregano

1 tablespoon dried thyme

Combine all ingredients thoroughly and store in an airtight container.

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