Cajun Chicken and Smoked Sausage Stew

Cajun Chicken  and Smoked Sausage Stew

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This comforting stew combines chicken and smoked sausage in a savory Cajun gravy. I often mix this up before work, and dinner is ready when we get home. The stew holds well and still tastes wonderful the next day.

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Time needed

20 min preparation + 6 hour cooking

Serving Size / Yield

4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 2 med. onions, coarsely chopped
  • 2 med. potatoes, coarsely chunked1(/2 inch)
  • 2 med. carrots, peeled and coarsely chunked (1/2 inch)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breast
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb. smoked sausage
  • 1 -14-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 2 C. marinara sauce
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2-3 teaspoons Cajun spice blend –to taste
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • cornbread

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Directions

Melt butter in a large saucepan/soup pan over medium heat. Add the onion, potatoes , carrots garlic and celery. Saute’ for 10 minutes until golden. Stir frequently so they don’t stick. Remove and place in a small bowl. Cut the chicken up into 1 inch pieces , season with salt and pepper and add to the hot pan. Sear on all sides and cook for 5 minutes. Slice up the smoked sausage into quarter inch pieces and add to the pan. Mix in and cook another 5 minutes. Place all ingredients in a large crock pot and add together the tomatoes, marinara sauce, chicken broth and seasonings. Stir well. Turn heat to low, cover and let cook for 5-6 hours or until vegetables are fork tender and broth has thickened. Re-season to taste. Serve with slices of hot cornbread.

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