If tasso isn't available, substitute smoked ham and 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning.

Recipe by Southern Living March 2000

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Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sauté tasso and chicken in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove with a slotted spoon, and reserve drippings in skillet.

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  • Add celery, onion, and bell pepper to reserved drippings; sauté until tender. Add chicken broth and diced tomatoes; simmer 15 minutes.

  • Add rice, tasso, and chicken. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.

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