Recipes and Cooking Red Beans and Rice Soup with Cajun Chicken Enjoy this Cajun-spiced soup with some cornbread for a comforting meal. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 10, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Prep Time: 35 mins Cook Time: 25 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Servings: 8 Yield: 11 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 6 ounce cooked andouille sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 5 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon dried thyme, crushed ½ teaspoon smoked paprika ½ teaspoon black pepper ½ cup uncooked long grain rice 1 15 ounce can red beans, rinsed and drained 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained Directions In a medium bowl toss together chicken and Cajun seasoning. In a 5- to 6-qt. Dutch oven heat oil over medium-high. Add half of the chicken, half of the sausage, and the garlic; cook and stir until chicken is browned. Remove chicken mixture. Repeat with remaining chicken and sausage; drain off fat. Return all of the chicken mixture to pan. Add broth, salt, thyme, paprika, and pepper. Bring to boiling; stir in rice. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 25 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in beans and tomatoes; heat through. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 264 Calories 8g Fat 19g Carbs 27g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 264 % Daily Value * Total Fat 8g 10% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 81mg 27% Sodium 931mg 40% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 2g Protein 27g Vitamin C 7.5mg 38% Calcium 64mg 5% Iron 2.8mg 16% Potassium 410mg 9% Folate, total 46.6mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.