Shrimp and Sausage Jambalaya
I used hot & spicy smoked sausages
small yellow onion
seeded and diced
cayenne or to taste
dashes of tobasco sauce or to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
chopped & divided
cleaned and shelled
Using a heavy bottom pot on med high heat, add oil.
Add bacon bits and cook for a min, then add sausages and slightly brown it.
Transfer it to a bowl and set aside.
In the same pot, melt butter on med high heat.
Add celery, carrot, onion, and green pepper.
Saute until softened and onion translucent, then add garlic oregano, thyme, cayenne, tomato paste, and tomato.
Saute till combined then add chicken stock, and bring to a boil.
Lower heat to simmer, and add rice, salt, and pepper, and tobasco sauce. Give it a stir.
Then add bacon, sausages, and bay leaf.
Bring back up to a boil, then lower heat to low.
Cover and allow to simmer for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes, remove from heat.
Stir in shrimps, lemon juice, spring onions, and parsley.
Cover and allow the steam to cook shrimp for 15 minutes.
Garnish with remaining spring onions before serving.
Adapted from foodnetwork.com