Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya (Instant Pot Style)

I haven’t posted a good recipe in a while, so decided to post this one. It’s a dish I enjoy making in the Instant Pot.

What you need

  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 12 ounces chorizo sausages cut into 1/4 in. thick slices
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into small pieces
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 3 green onions , chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasonings
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 cups long grain white rice
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • Salt to taste

How to make it:

  1. Turn instant pot to saute setting and add oil.
  2. Add sausage slices, cooking until browned, about 2-3 minutes per side. then move them to a paper towel–lined plate.
  3. Add the chicken and cook for one minute.
  4. Add onion, bell peppers, and garlic and cook for one minute.
  5. Add the Cajun seasoning, dried basil, thyme, and rice and stir to combine.
  6. Add sausages back in.
  7. Add the diced tomatoes and their juices, chicken stock, and salt.
  8. Lock the instant pot lid in place and cook on Manual High Pressure for 5 minutes.
  9. When the timer beeps, allow the pressure to naturally release 
  10. Carefully open the lid and gently fluff the rice with a fork.
  11. Stir lightly and enjoy!

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