Chicken jambalaya (Diabetic)


2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 onions, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups cubed, cooked chicken
1 cup uncooked rice
1 bay leaf, crumbled
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon salt-free Creole seasoning
3–4 drops hot pepper sauce
1 can (16 ounces) tomatoes
1/2 cup unsalted chicken broth


Heat vegetable oil in a large pot, then sauté onions, green pepper, and garlic until tender. Add chicken and rice, stirring until well coated with oil. Add bay leaf, thyme, Creole seasoning, hot pepper sauce, tomatoes, and broth. Cover and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 30–40 minutes.
Yield: 6 servings

Helpful Hints:

Serving size: 1 1/4 cups
Nutrition Facts
Per Serving:
Calories: 283
Carbohydrate: 33 g
Protein: 16 g
Fat: 10 g
Saturated fat: 2 g
Sodium: 60 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Exchanges per serving: 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 medium-fat meat, 1/2 fat
Carbohydrate choices: 2

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