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Jambalaya Skillet Recipe

Quick, easy and delicious is how Norlene Razak describes her fantastic, full-flavored skillet supper. “It remains a real standby recipe for me,” writes the Kyle, Texas cook. “I can always turn out a tasty batch of it in a hurry for unexpected company, yet it's a little more special than many spur-of-the-minute meals.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound Johnsonville® Polish Kielbasa Sausage or Polish sausage, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook the chicken in butter over medium heat until no longer pink. Add the kielbasa, tomatoes, broth, green pepper and onion; bring to a boil. Stir in the rice, salt if desired and hot pepper sauce. Remove from the heat; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-fat butter, turkey sausage and reduced-sodium chicken broth; calculated without salt) equals 311 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 742 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied red wine such as Chianti, Sangiovese, Malbec or Zinfandel.