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Cajun Rice


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Cajun/creol Rice

Ingredients:

  • 1 Yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 Green bell pepper, Chopped
  • 1 bn Green onions, chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 lb Mushroom, cleaned & Sliced
  • 16 oz Stewed tomatoes, * see Note
  • 1/4 c Green chiles, canned
  • 1 ts Chili powder
  • 1 ts Cajun spice mix, see Directions
  • 1/4 c Fresh cilantro sprigs, Chopped
  • 2 ds Tabasco sauce
  • 4 c Brown rice, cooked, ** see

Directions:

Preparation Time: 0:25 Saute the onion, green pepper, scallions, garlic, and mushrooms in a small amount of water for 5 to 10 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients (except for the rice) and mix well. Stir in the cooked rice, heat through, and serve.
 
NOTE: Some Commerical Cajun spice mixes are now available. To make your own Cajun spice mix, combine 3 tablespoons paprika, 2 teaspoons onion powder, 2 teaspoons ground black pepper, 2 teaspoons ground white pepper, 2 teaspoons cayenne, 1 teaspoon ground dried oregano, 1 teaspoon ground dried thyme, and 1/2 teaspoon celery seed. Mix together and store in a tightly covered container. Makes about 1/3 cup.
 
NOTES : I added 1 cooked link of turkey kielbasa, sliced and 1 cup precooked, frozen shrimp. Tasted just like jambalaya!! Also used Lusianne's Cajun Spice. Recipe by: Unknown Posted to TNT - Prodigy's Recipe Exchange Newsletter by "Francis X. Castellano" <fxcastel@nps.navy.mil> on Jul 12, 1997