How to Cook Perfect Chicken and Turkey Jambalaya

Chicken and Turkey Jambalaya. Add Meat, Seafood, Or Veggies To Zatarain's® Original Jambalaya Mix for A One-Pot Dish. Cut chicken up into bite size pieces. Season with cayenne pepper and black pepper.

Chicken and Turkey Jambalaya Brown onions, bell pepper, and garlic. Add tomato sauce and stewed tomatoes. Add chicken and sausage cut into bite size pieces. You can cook Chicken and Turkey Jambalaya using 14 ingredients and 12 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Chicken and Turkey Jambalaya

  1. It's of Main Ingredients.
  2. You need 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  3. Prepare 2 of chicken breasts, chopped.
  4. It's 1 of onion diced.
  5. Prepare 1 of red pepper, thinly sliced.
  6. Prepare 2 of garlic cloves, crushed.
  7. Prepare 75 g of Hickory Smoked Turkey.
  8. You need 1 tablespoon of Cajun seasoning.
  9. It's 400 g of can plum tomato.
  10. Prepare of Rice and Chicken Stock.
  11. You need 250 g of long grain rice.
  12. You need 500 ml of water for the rice.
  13. It's 1 pack of Chicken Stock.
  14. Prepare 350 ml of water for the stock.

A classic New Orleans dish made healthy. The kids at school have always asked for jambalaya because they know I'm from New Orleans. This kid-tailored version uses reduced-fat turkey kielbasa, and it's nowhere near as hot as the original. A bonus: It's great for the cook-a one-pot meal and leftovers (if you have any) are out of this world.

Chicken and Turkey Jambalaya instructions

  1. Gather all of the ingredients.
  2. Leave the rice in 500 ml of water to soak up for the time being..
  3. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large frying pan with a lid and cook 2 chopped chicken breasts for 5-8 mins or until it's golden..
  4. Remove and set aside. Tip in the 1 diced / sliced onion and cook for 3-4 min or until soft.
  5. Once the onion is soften, add one thinly sliced red pepper, two crushed garlic cloves, 75g sliced turkey and one tablespoon of Cajun seasoning, and cook for 5 minutes more..
  6. Mix the chicken stock cubed with the 350ml of boiling water.
  7. Stir the chicken back in with the 400g can of tomatoes..
  8. Drain the water out of the rice and add it to the mix.
  9. Then add the chicke stock once it's fully dissolved.
  10. Add the salt and pepper and stir.
  11. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes until the rice is tender.
  12. Serve and Enjoy!.

I think turkey tastes even better than chicken in Jambalaya. It has an ever so slightly bolder, gamier flavor that really stands up well to the spices in jambalaya. Be sure to keep this recipe in mind if you have leftover turkey. Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya is perfect for tailgating and includes a spicy combination of chicken and sausage, mixed in with onions, bell peppers, garlic and a ton of rice. This well-loved dish feeds a crowd easily.

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