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03/25/06 09:30 PM

The shrimp jambalaya is 9 points per serving.

But here's a recipe for CHICKEN JAMBALAYA from Weight Watchers; it has only 7 points per serving:


POINTS Value: 7
Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 25 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
Level of Difficulty: Easy

This New Orleans specialty is a great choice for feeding your Mardi Gras crowd. Make it in advance and reheat before your guests arrive.

1 spray cooking spray
2 1/2 oz raw turkey sausage, chopped
1 large onion(s), chopped
1 medium celery, stalk, chopped
1 small green pepper(s), chopped
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, or to taste
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp table salt
1/2 tsp black pepper, ground
2 medium garlic clove(s), minced
2 medium chicken breast, cooked, skinless, cubed (about 2 cups)
28 oz canned tomatoes, whole, plum, peeled with juice
2 cup fat-free chicken broth
1 cup rice, uncooked white, long-grain

Coat a large, nonstick saucepan with cooking spray. Over high heat, saut sausage until crispy on edges. Add onion, celery and green pepper; saut until tender.

Reduce heat and stir in cayenne, thyme, salt, pepper and garlic; saut until garlic is fragrant.

Stir in chicken, tomatoes, broth and rice. Bring to a simmer, cover and let cook until rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Yields about 1 1/4 cups per serving.

Flavor Booster: Popcorn rice, a specialty of Louisiana, is a delicious substitute for long-grain rice. The rice, which has a mild nutty taste like basmati rice, is available through gourmet food stores and Internet specialty shops.

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* Lookin fer a recipe... dan the redneck man 03/25/06 04:42 PM
. * Here are Two For Ya, Dan Bevvy 03/25/06 05:49 PM
. * How many points is that, Bevvy? Snorkie 03/25/06 06:31 PM
. * WW CHICKEN JAMBALAYA Bevvy 03/25/06 09:30 PM

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