New Orleans Jambalaya

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 287.4
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 241.5 mg
  • Sodium: 1,392.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.6 g
  • Protein: 39.2 g

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Makes a hearty soup. Recipe given to me by a friend, can't remember the cookbook it came from. Makes a hearty soup. Recipe given to me by a friend, can't remember the cookbook it came from.
Number of Servings: 6


    2 Tbsp butter or margarine
    2 Tbsp flour
    1 medium onion; finely chopped
    1 clove garlic; crushed
    1 can (14 oz) peeled whole tomatoes; undrained
    4 cups chicken broth
    1/4 tsp ground ginger
    1 pinch allspice
    1 tsp fresh thyme (or 1/2 tsp dried)
    1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
    1 dash hot pepper sauce
    1/2 cup long-grain white rice; uncooked
    2 lb.s med. shrimp; peeled, deveined
    2 green onions for garnish (optional


In a heavy saucepan or Dutch oven, melt butter and add flour. Stir to blend and cook over low heat until light brown. Add onion, garlic, and pepper and cook until soft. Add tomatoes and their juice, breaking up tomatoes with a fork or potato masher. Add chicken broth and mix well. Add ginger, allspice, thyme, cayenne, hot sauce, and salt. Bring to boil and boil rapidly for about 2 minutes, stirring constnatly. Add rice, stir well and cover pot. ook for 15--20 minutes, or until rice is tender and has absorbed most of the liquid. Cook until shrimp are pink and curled. Adjust sesonings if necessary and sprinkle with green onions, if desired before serving.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MCKIMBER.

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