quick and easy cajun rice

quick and easy cajun rice


  • 2 links of Andouille sausage/ hot links, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 lb of chicken thigh, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 cups uncooked long-grain white rice, washed
  • 1 can of low-sodium chicken broth (14.5 oz)
  • 4 tbsp ketchup/tomato paste


  • 1/2 bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1.5 tbsp Cajun powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp freshly cracked black pepper

Chicken Marinate (with 1/2lb chicken)

  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder


  1. Saut├ę sausage and chicken over medium heat until itÔÇÖs brown on the outside (doesnÔÇÖt need to be cooked)
  2. ┬áAdd veggie and saut├ę for a minute
  3. Add spices, stir until everything is well combined, and saut├ę for a minute.
  4.  Add ketchup mix well and turn off the stove.
  5.  In your cooker, add 2 cups of washed rice and 1 can of low-sodium chicken stock.
  6. Add the saut├ę mix and stir well.
  7. Cover with lid and turn on the cooker to regular rice mode
  8. Once the machine beeps and everything is cooked, mix them and enjoy!
Photo and Content courtesy of cantohousewife.

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