Monday, October 21, 2013

Jambalaya, My Way


Jambalaya is a Cajun food staple.  This dish is comfort food and the center of family gatherings. Jambalaya can be time consuming and labor extensive, until now.  Cajun Grocer’s recipe for Jambalaya, My Way, makes the work easier and the taste outstanding.  Follow these instruction and order top-of-the-line, discounted Cajun ingredients from www.CajunGrocer.com



Ingredients 
6 Tbsp butter
½ cup chopped green onions
½ cup chopped yellow onions
1 large green bell pepper, seeded and julienne
1 cup coarsely chopped celery
1 tsp minced garlic
½ lb medium Gulf White Shrimp, peeled and deveined
½ lb cubed boiled ham
1 (16-ounce) can whole tomatoes, crushed with the can juices
1-cup chicken broth
2 bay leaves
1 cup Falcon Medium Grain Rice, uncooked

Instructions
In a large heavy pot, heat the butter over medium heat.
Add the onions, bell peppers, celery and garlic.
Sauté for about five minutes or until they have wilted.
Add the shrimp and ham.
Cook for two or three minutes or until the shrimp turn pink.
Stir in the tomatoes and chicken broth.
Season to taste with salt and cayenne.
Add the bay leaves and the rice.
Cover and reduce the heat to medium-low.
Cook until the rice is tender and all the liquid is absorbed, about 25 minutes.
Remove the bay leaves and serve!



Pass the hot sauce! It’s a jambalaya requirement.  This recipe makes about 4 servings.  You wont believe how simple it is to make something so delicious.  For other recipes and more discounted ingredients, visit www.cajungrocer.com