Tasty jambalaya in the dutch oven. Mmmm. What could taste better? If you’re looking for some easy dutch oven recipes, this chicken, sausage, shrimp and bacon jambalaya recipe fits the bill nicely regardless of whether you make on the stove or in the dutch oven over an open fire. In fact, it’s one of my favorite dutch oven campfire recipes! Serve it with some crusty garlic bread and something cool to drink. Makes a hearty comfort food meal whether you eat in the cold of winter at your kitchen table or in front of a campfire at the height of summer.
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Chicken, sausage, shrimp and bacon jambalya recipe
1 lb of boneless chicken, skinned
1/2 lb bacon
1 chopped up, medium-sized green pepper
1 chopped up, medium-sized red pepper
1 chopped up, medium-sized yellow pepper
1 medium-sized yellow onion, chopped up
1 lb smoked sausage or bratwurst, cut into small pieces
1 to 2 cans of salad shrimp (optional) or
2 cups of chopped fresh shrimp (optional)
1 can of cream of mushroom soup
2 cups of minute rice
Cajun or jambalya Seasoning
Brown the bacon and chop up into little pieces. Set aside.
Cook the chicken and the shrimp (if you’re using fresh shrimp). You can use the to cook it. Put it aside.
If you’re not cooking over a campfire, you can cook the bacon and chicken in a skillet before moving it to the dutch oven.
Saute the onions and the peppers until the onions take on a transparent quality.
Put all the cooked ingredients into the dutch oven, including some of the bacon grease to taste.
Add the sausage, shrimp, and cream of mushroom soup. Fill the soup can with water and dump it into the mixture. (This recipe can be done without the shellfish if you have someone that’s allergic.)
Add in the seasoning and cook at about 350 degrees (if you’re not cooking over the campfire). This can be in the oven.
Once the mixture has cooked and is hot, stir in the rice and cook until the rice is soft.
Garnish with chopped green onions.
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This recipe feeds quite a few people, so it’s great to make when you’re camping with a large group of friends or having a year-end football party at your house.