Sausage and Rice Skillet

45 minutes

February 25, 2022
  • olive oil (for cooking in skillet)
  • 8 oz (approximately 2) fully cooked smoked sausage links (cut into 1/4 inch thick discs)
  • 1/2 white onion (diced)
  • 1 tsp paprika (smoked would be preferred)
  • 1 tsp cracked pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  1. Heat olive oil in a cast iron skillet on medium heat (~12 inch sized)
  2. Add in sausage and heat for 5 minutes, slightly browning the edges.
  3. Remove sausage and set to the side.
  4. Add the diced onion to the skillet and cook for 5 minutes, until soft.
  5. Add in spices and sausage back into skillet and stir for 1 minute to coat evenly
  6. Add in diced tomatoes, rice, and chicken broth and stir to mix well.
  7. Increase heat on skillet to bring the liquid to a boil. Once a boil has been reached, immediately reduce heat to low and cover for 20 minutes.
  8. After 20 minutes, remove from heat and let sit, covered, for 5 more minutes.
  9. Gently stir skillet to fluff the rice before serving.