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“This a great recipe for the red version of Jambalaya and is easy to make. You can use just about any meats you want,but I prefer chicken and smoked sausage. I'm from the deep South and when I first made this for my Kentucky family (where I now live) they ate it up! It is bon (good)!!! I hope you enjoy making this as much as I do and I hope your family will enjoy it...”
1hr 15mins

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  1. In a frying pan, sauté chicken in 2 tablespoons butter, sprinkling with Cajun seasoning , until thoroughly cooked (about 5~7 minutes). Set aside when done.
  2. Brown the sliced smoked sausage and pour off fat.
  3. In a large cooking pot, sauté the onions, bell pepper, celery, and garlic in cooking oil until onions get a bit transparent.
  4. Once the onions are transparent, add the 3 cans tomato paste and let it brown a little (pince’), but don’t let it burn. The tomato paste will get a deep mahogany color.
  5. Pour 2 cups of the chicken broth into the pot to deglaze the tomato paste and stir until smooth.
  6. Add Bay leaves
  7. Add Cajun seasoning, can of diced tomatoes. Cover and cook over Medium-low heat for about 10 minutes.
  8. Add Meats and cook for another 10 minutes.
  9. Check your seasonings to see if it's salty or spicy enough for you as it will be too late after you add the rice.
  10. Add the rest of the chicken broth and stir in the rice, combining thoroughly. Cover and cook for about 20-25 minutes or until very thick.
  11. Bon Apetite!

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