Fried-Rice Jambalaya

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 656 calories
    • Fat 26 g
    • Sat Fat 9 g
    • Cholesterol 50 mg
    • Sodium 1676 mg
    • Protein 22 g
    • Carbohydrate 82 g
    • Sugar 3 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 47 mg

In a large saucepan, combine the rice, 3 cups of water, and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until all the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, 10 minutes.Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic and cook until lightly browned, 7 to 8 minutes. Add the sausage, peas, paprika, pepper, remaining salt, and cooked rice. Heat through, 2 to 3 minutes. Sprinkle with the scallions, if desired. Serve hot.  

Ingredients

  1. Check 2 cups long-grain rice
  2. Check 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  3. Check 1 tablespoon olive oil
  4. Check 1 onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  5. Check 1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch dice
  6. Check 2 garlic cloves, minced
  7. Check 1/2 pound dry (cooked) chorizo sausage, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  8. Check 1/3 cup frozen peas, thawed
  9. Check 1 teaspoon paprika
  10. Check 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  11. Check 2 scallions, thinly sliced (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the rice, 3 cups of water, and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until all the water is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit, covered, 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic and cook until lightly browned, 7 to 8 minutes. Add the sausage, peas, paprika, pepper, remaining salt, and cooked rice. Heat through, 2 to 3 minutes. Sprinkle with the scallions, if desired. Serve hot.