One Pan Chicken and Dirty Rice
One Pan Chicken and Dirty Rice - Add a little Cajun spice to your dinner tonight! Spicy, creamy, delicious and ready in 30 minutes!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1/2 tsp oregano
- 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 Tbsp Olive oil
- 8 oz andouille sausage, sliced into 1/4" slices (2 small links)
- 6 bone-in skin on chicken thighs (deboned works great too)
- 1/2 medium onion, diced
- 1 small green bell pepper, diced
- 2 stalks celery, diced
- 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
- 2 1/4 cup chicken stock or broth
- 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper
- Diced green onions and/or fresh parsley for garnish
Trim fat and extra skin from the chicken thighs place them in a large bowl. Combine all the spice ingredients for the marinade in a small bowl, mix together.
Drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil over the chicken thighs, toss to coat. Sprinkle the seasoning mix over the chicken and toss to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or more.
Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to dutch oven and heat over medium-high heat. Brown andouille sausage on both sides, transfer to a plate.
Add the chicken thighs to the pan, skin side down, and sear for 2-3 minutes per side until crispy and browned. Transfer chicken to the plate with the sausage.
Lower heat to medium and add the onion, green pepper, and celery. Saute for about 2-3 minutes, until softened. Add the minced garlic and saute another minute.
Add rice, chicken stock, Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Stir, and bring to a simmer.
Place the chicken thighs and sausage on top of the rice. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes until liquid is absorbed, rice is tender, and chicken is cooked through.
Garnish with sliced green onions and minced parsley if desired.
Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 41g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 176mg | Sodium: 1165mg | Potassium: 596mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 607IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 2mg