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Sausage and Shrimp Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a one pot dish , don’t have to worry about the side dish .. about the vegetables , about the meat … all together , in 1 pot !! I love it .. it’s easy , yummy and quick . I have to say although you have to cook the rice ( not the instant one ) in the pot , it didn’t take long for me , probably about good 20 minutes . It could have been spicier , next time , i have to throw in more cayenne pepper , i didn’t have them on hand , but i replaced them with serrano peppers , but didn’t matter much . We all love spicy food , next time i will use cayenne !

You need :

2 lbs of andouille sausage

1 lb of fresh shrimp , peeled and deveined , save the shells to make shrimp stock ( by adding water in a pot , boil then simmer for 15 minutes , u need at least 4 cups of this )

1 green pepper , diced

1 red pepper , diced

1 onion , diced

3 stalks of celery

5 garlic cloves , minced

4 sprigs of thyme

2 bay leaves

1 tsp . cayenne pepper

1 -28oz can diced tomatoes

2 cups of long grain rice

4 cups of shrimp stock

1. In a large pot or dutch oven , heat up olive oil , then add the sausage , brown about 7-8 minutes , then add the onion , celery , red and green pepper , salt and pepper , cook about 5 minutes . Then add garlic , cook for 2 minutes . Add tomatoes , and cayenne pepper . Stir in the rice , and then mix well . Add 4 cups of shrimp stock . Cook on low medium heat , cover , stirring often , to prevent burn on the bottom of the pot . At the end , throw the shrimps in , and cook for few more minutes til they’re done ( it’ll get done very quick when it turns orange it’s done )

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