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Caputo’s Jumpin Jambalaya


1/4 cup oil, lard Of bacon drippings
1 heaping teaspoon brown sugar
1 fryer chicken, cooked, cut up and bonea
1-1/2 lbs sausage

Trinity:(Next three items)
4 cups chopped onions (yellow)
2 cups chopped celery
2 cups chopped green pepper
1 Tbsp. garlic, chopped
4 cups long grain rice
5 cups stock or flavored water
2 heaping tsp. Joe’s Stuff or other Cajun seasoning
2 cups chopped green onions or tomatoes (optional)
To taste garlic Sauce


Heat oil in a large pot, add brownd sugar to oil and carmelize. Season and brown
chicken in oil lard, bacon drippings, or vegetable) over medium-high heat. Add
sausage to pot and saute with chicken. Remove both from pot.

Saute onions, celery, green pepper and garlic to the tenderness that you desire.
Return chicken and sausage to pot. Add liquid and Joe’s Stuff and bring to boil.

Add rice and return to boil. Cover and reduce heat to simmer. Cook for a total of
25 minutes. After 10 minutes of cooking, remove cover and quickly turn rice from
top to bottom completely. Add green onions and chopped tomatoes if desired.
Pass the Cajun Power Garlic Sauce and let people season to taste.

If using an electric stove, reduce cooking time by 3-4 minutes. For seafood
Jambalaya, add cooked seafood when rice is turned.

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