Homemade Organic Chicken Helper BOLD Cajun Chicken

This recipe has been adapted to use ground chicken instead of raw cubed chicken.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1-1/2 cups organic brown rice
  • 1 Tbsp. home rendered schmaltz; OR organic pasture butter
  • 1 lb. pastured ground chicken; OR 1 pint Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix
  • 1-1/2 cups PLUS 1/2 cup (divided) Homemade Organic Chicken Stock
  • 1-1/2 cups PLUS 1/2 cup (divided) Homemade Organic Vegetable Stock
  • 1/2 cup diced organic yellow onion
  • 1/2 cup diced organic red bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced organic green bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup sliced organic celery (optional)
  • 2-3 organic garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tsp. Homemade Organic Cajun Dry Rub
  • 2 tsp. Real Salt
  • 1 tsp. organic chili pepper powder
  • 1 tsp. organic paprika
  • 1/4 – 1/2 tsp. organic cayenne pepper (to taste)
  • 1 Tbsp. organic Nama Shoyu
  • Garnish: sliced organic green onions (optional)

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Prepare the Rice:  Place the rice, 1 Tbsp. home rendered schmaltz/organic pasture butter, 1 tsp. Real Salt,1-1/2 cups of vegetable stock and 1-1/2 cups of beef stock into a 1 quart saucepan with lid; Cover, bring to a boil then immediately reduce the heat and simmer on low for 45 minutes.
  2. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen chicken mix, onion, bell pepper and celery (if using). Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  3. Saute the ground chicken in a saucepan until halfway done.
  4. Add the onion, bell pepper, celery (if using) and garlic; Saute with the ground chicken for 6 to 7 minutes until the chicken is light tan and the onions are clear.
  5. Add the chicken stock and vegetable stock; Stir well.
  6. Add the Cajun seasoning, paprika, chili pepper powder and salt; Stir well.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the brown rice is fully cooked, approximately 40-45  minutes.
  8. Mix the fully cooked brown rice into the skillet.
  9. Pour the Nama Shoyu into the skillet and stir to combine.
  10. Garnish with fresh sliced organic green onions, if desired.
  11. Enjoy!

 

Emeril Lagasse’s Essence (AKA Bayou Blast) Seasoning Blend

This is adapted from Emeril Lagasse’s recipe that I found here:

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons organic paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Real Salt
  • 2 tablespoons organic granulated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon organic freshly-ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon organic granulated onion
  • 1 tablespoon organic cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon organic dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon organic dried thyme

Here’s how I do it:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl until well blended.
  2. Store in a glass jar with tight fitting lid or a glass spice jar.
  3. Enjoy!