Low Carb Jambalaya with Chicken, Sausage and Black Beans
Use cauliflower rice instead of traditional rice as a substitute and you have one amazing Cajun dish. One bite and you'll wonder why you ever used rice!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Cajun
Keyword: cauliflower, chicken, sausage
2boneless skinlesschicken breasthalves
black pepperfreshly ground
2tbsp cajun seasoning
16 ozbagcauliflower pearls (or rice)
1red bell pepperchopped
12 ozpkgbeef smoked sausage
15 ozcandiced tomatoes (or Rotel)
16 ozcanblack beansdrained & rinsed
Preheat oven to 375F.
While the oven is heating, prepare chicken. Add 1 tbsp olive oil to a deep skillet over medium heat. Dice chicken breast into bite-sized pieces and add to skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Cut sausage links in half lengthwise and then into bite size pieces. Add to skillet with chicken and cook until cooked through.
While chicken is cooking, place cauliflower on a nonstick baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt, black pepper and 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning. Toss or stir so that seasonings are evenly distributed and roast for 10 minutes.
Remove chicken and sausage from skillet. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil to the skillet and add the onion and bell peppers, cooking until soft - about 7-8 minutes. Keep heat at mediumAdd the garlic paprika, chicken and sausage to the skillet, cook 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, stirring to combine.Add the drained and rinsed black beans, stirring to combine.
Remove cauliflower from the oven and add to the skillet with the meat and vegetables. Add additional Cajun seasoning and Tabasco sauce (optional) to taste.