Cajun Chicken Jambalaya Recipe | Yummly

Cajun Chicken Jambalaya

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sirtedley: "wonderful, nice, very good 😁" Read More
10Ingredients
55Minutes
400Calories
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Description

Our take on the spicy New Orleans favorite replaces sausage with fresh chicken and Canadian bacon but keeps the Cajun flavor.

Ingredients

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  • 6 Tyson® Trimmed & Ready® Fresh Chicken Breast Tenderloins
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning blend
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 6 green onions (chopped)
  • 3/4 cup celery (chopped)
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 3 ounces Canadian bacon (diced)
  • 1 cup salsa (medium)
  • 1 can reduced sodium chicken broth (14-oz.)
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    Directions

    1. Cut chicken into 1-inch chunks. Sprinkle with Cajun seasoning.
    2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet to medium-high. Cook chicken 8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from skillet.
    3. In same skillet, cook green pepper, three-fourths of scallions and celery 5 minutes or until pepper is crisp-tender. Add uncooked rice to skillet and cook 1 minute.
    4. Return chicken to skillet. Stir in bacon, salsa and broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice has absorbed liquid and chicken is done (internal temp 170°F).
    5. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining scallions before serving.
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    NutritionView More

    400Calories
    Sodium49% DV1180mg
    Fat20% DV13g
    Protein41% DV21g
    Carbs16% DV48g
    Calories400Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat13g20%
    Saturated Fat
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol30mg10%
    Sodium1180mg49%
    Potassium
    Protein21g41%
    Calories from Fat120
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate48g16%
    Dietary Fiber
    Sugars0%
    Vitamin A
    Vitamin C
    Calcium
    Iron

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(5)

    sirtedley 4 months ago
    wonderful, nice, very good 😁
    Chris Reisner 6 months ago
    Fantastic! Only thing is I’d use 1 1/4 cups rice, made it thicker
    Sarah 6 months ago
    DELICIOUS!! As a Louisiana native this is absolutely a wonderful and quick fix for jambalaya cravings. It’s also become a quick family favorite! 😉
    Ed Murey 7 months ago
    acidentaly added to much cajon spice but still turned out good
    Lisa Carter-Evans 10 months ago
    It was yummy. The kids liked it. I fried/sautéed the veggies and seasoning. I used a crockpot and added the uncooked rice, later.

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