Sausage and shrimps jambalaya is a rice dish with a mixture of sausage and shrimps, you can add diced chicken, pork, meat to the dish. I used just sausage and shrimps. If you want it more red vibrant color use more tomato paste.
This sausage and shrimps jambalaya is definitely one of the rice dishes you need to try. It is flavorful, tasty, and easy to prepare. You can use any of your favorites sausage in this recipes, also the shrimp could have shells on or off.
If you don’t use seasoning powder or cube you just salt and pepper for your seasoning. Heat lives in the pepper’s seed make sure you remove the seed if you don’t want it spicy or adjust to your preference.
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- 3 Cups Long grain rice
- 1 Pound Shrimp
- 13 Oz Sausage (your choice) sliced
- 2 Tablespoons Tomato paste
- 1 Tablespoon Oregano
- 1 Habanero/Rodo (or jalapeno)
- 1 Celery stick (chopped)
- 1 Tomato (core and diced)
- 2 Cups Broth (your choice)
- 1 Tablespoon Thyme
- 2 Bell peppers (green and red)
- 2 Tablespoons Butter (plus more)
- 1 Tablespoon Garlic powder (minced glove)
- 1 Tablespoon Onion powder
- 1 Onion (diced/sliced)
- 2 Tablespoons Oil
- Seasoning powder/cube
- Salt to taste
Place a large saucepan/pot over a medium-high heat
Add the sliced sausages and brown the sausages, remove on a plate. If you're using additional meat continue with the next step but if not skip the next step and go to step/instruction 4
In this same saucepan, add the butter if you're using meat, or, chicken or ham add to the oil and cook for about 5-7 minutes and remove to a plate.
Add the clean chopped vegetables; celery, red bell peppers, onions and saute for a couple of minutes.
Clean the jalapeno or habanero(whichever one you're using) remove the seed and chop.
Clean the tomato and remove the core and dice. Rinse the rice until the water runs clear and set aside.
In the vegetable pot, add the diced tomato, jalapeno/habanero, thyme, oregano, tomato paste, and stock. Bring to a boil.
Add the washed rice and butter.
Add the sausage, add meat (if you're using), bay leaf, salt and seasoning powder/cube, oil, salt, and pepper.
Lower the heat, stir to combine, cover and simmer for about 15-20 minutes.
While the rice mixture is simmering, cleans the shrimps, peel, deveined, and tail off or leave the shells on if you desire.
Add the shrimps and combine. Let the shrimps cook with the steam (you don't want to overcook your shrimps.
Check the seasoning, adjust if necessary.
Sausage and shrimps jambalaya is ready.
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