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Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 20 mins Slow Cook 4 hrs 30 mins to 5 hrs 30 mins  (low) or 2 hours, 15 minutes to 2 hours, 45 minutes (high)
Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya
Ingredients
  • 1  pound  skinless, boneless chicken breast halves or thighs
  • 2  cups  thinly sliced celery (4 stalks)
  • 2  cups  chopped onion (2 large)
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 14  ounce can  reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 6  ounce can  no-salt-added tomato paste (1/3 cup)
  • 1  Homemade Salt-Free Cajun Seasoning or 1 1/2 teaspoons salt-free Cajun seasoning
  • 2  cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2  teaspoon  salt
  • 1 1/2  cups  uncooked instant brown rice
  • 3/4  cup  chopped green, red, and/or yellow sweet pepper
  • 8  ounces  fresh or frozen peeled and deveined cooked shrimp*
  • 2  tablespoons  snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  •  Celery leaves (optional)
Directions

1. Cut chicken into 3/4-inch pieces. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine chicken, celery, onion, undrained tomatoes, broth, tomato paste, Homemade Salt-Free Cajun Seasoning, garlic, and salt.

2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/4 to 2 3/4 hours.

3. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Stir in uncooked rice and sweet pepper. Cover and cook about 30 minutes more or until most of the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.

4. Before serving, thaw shrimp, if frozen. Stir shrimp and parsley into chicken mixture. If desired, garnish each serving with celery leaves.

From the Test Kitchen*
  • If desired, leave the tails on the shrimp.
Homemade Salt-Free Cajun Seasoning
Ingredients
  • 1/4  teaspoon  onion powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  garlic powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground white pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon  paprika
  • 1/4  teaspoon  black pepper
  • 1/8 - 1/4  teaspoon  cayenne pepper
Directions

1. In a small bowl stir together onion powder, garlic powder, white pepper, paprika, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.

Nutrition Facts (Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 211,
  • Fat, total (g) 2,
  • chol. (mg) 88,
  • carb. (g) 26,
  • fiber (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 23,
  • sodium (mg) 415,
  • Vegetables () 2,
  • Starch () 1,
  • Very Lean Meat () 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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