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Barley Jambalaya

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb 500 g hot or mild Italian sausage, sliced
  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, cut bite size
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp 5 mL dried oregano
  • 1 tsp 5 mL chili powder
  • 1 cup 250 mL pot or pearl barley
  • 1 796 mL can diced tomatoes
  • 1 284 mL can low salt chicken broth
  • 1 ΒΌ cups 300 mL water
  • 8 oz 250 g cooked, peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 tbsp 15 mL chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Cook sausage and chicken in a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat until no longer pink (6 to 8 minutes).
  2. If necessary, drain fat from the pan and reduce heat to medium.
  3. Add onions and cook until soft.
  4. Add garlic, oregano and chili powder; cook one minute.
  5. Stir in barley, tomatoes, chicken broth and water.
  6. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 40 minutes.
  7. Add shrimp and cook 10 minutes.
  8. Stir in parsley.