How to Make Jambalaya - a Cajun Dish Like Spanish Paella

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How to Make Jambalaya - a Cajun Dish Like Spanish Paella Recipe
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Get all your ingredients ready

Get all your ingredients ready

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Slice 2 of the onions

Slice 2 of the onions

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Dice the other 2 onions along with the red pepper, celery, and 2 cloves of garlic

Dice the other 2 onions along with the red pepper, celery, and 2 cloves of garlic

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Sprinkle 2 of the 3 tablespoons of Cajun seasoning over your chicken

Sprinkle 2 of the 3 tablespoons of Cajun seasoning over your chicken

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Put 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan and brown the chicken on all sides

Put 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan and brown the chicken on all sides

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Set the chicken aside

Set the chicken aside

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Put the sliced onions in the pan and they will gather up all the left over seasoning.  Cook for 5 minutes and then set aside.

Put the sliced onions in the pan and they will gather up all the left over seasoning. Cook for 5 minutes and then set aside.

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Put the remaining tablespoon of oil in the pan and cook the chorizo for 3-4 mins until starting to change colour.

Put the remaining tablespoon of oil in the pan and cook the chorizo for 3-4 mins until starting to change colour.

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Now add the 2 diced onions, red pepper, celery and garlic and cook for 5 minutes

Now add the 2 diced onions, red pepper, celery and garlic and cook for 5 minutes

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Add the sliced onions from earlier

Add the sliced onions from earlier

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Then the chicken

Then the chicken

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Then the remaining tablespoon of cajun seasoning, rice and water

Then the remaining tablespoon of cajun seasoning, rice and water

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Add a tight fitting lid and simmer for 20 minutes (don't lift the lid during this time).  If the rice is still hard after 20 mins add 200ml more water and leave for a further 10 minutes.

Add a tight fitting lid and simmer for 20 minutes (don't lift the lid during this time). If the rice is still hard after 20 mins add 200ml more water and leave for a further 10 minutes.

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When it is ready it will look like this.  Garnish with spring onions and enjoy!

When it is ready it will look like this. Garnish with spring onions and enjoy!

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