Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe - easy one-pot rice dish made with sausage, chicken, bell peppers, and loads of herbs & spices.
– 2 1/2 lb chicken drumsticks dried with paper towel – 1 teaspoon sea salt – 1/2 teaspoon black pepper – 2 tablespoons avocado oil – 12 oz andouille sausage sliced, or any sausage of your choice, or ham – 1 medium onion chopped – 1 red bell pepper diced – 2 celery sticks chopped – 5 cloves garlic finely chopped or minced – 1 cup long-grain white rice – 2 tablespoons tomato paste – 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste – 2 cups chicken broth – 14.5 oz diced tomatoes can or diced tomatoes with green chile, for extra spicy kick – 1 teaspoon cajun spice more if desired – 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme – 1/4 cup parsley chopped
Next, heat oil in a large skillet or dutch oven over medium heat, add chicken and cook for 10-12 minutes, turning few times, until chicken is browned. Transfer onto a plate, cover to keep warm. Add sausage to the skillet cook until brown, about 5 minutes. Transfer onto a plate with chicken.