Now you're cookin' Cajun!

•2 tablespoons olive oil
•8 boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs
•2 cups chopped onions
•1 cup chopped green bell peppers
•1 cup chopped red bell peppers
•1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
•1 tablespoon minced garlic
•2 pounds Andouille, kielbasa or other fully cooked smoked sausage, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
•2 bay leaves
•2 teaspoons chili powder
•1 teaspoon dried thyme
•3/4 teaspoon (or more) cayenne pepper or 1 tsp. Tabascoฎ sauce
•1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
•3 cups basmati or other long-grained white rice
•6 cups canned chicken broth (3 cans)

•Heat oil in heavy large pot over high heat. Working in batches, add chicken and cook until brown on all sides, about 8 minutes per batch. Transfer chicken to platter. Reduce heat to medium-high; add onion, bell peppers, parsley and garlic to pot. Saut้ until onions are tender, about 5 minutes. Add sausage, bay leaves, chili powder, thyme, cayenne pepper and cloves; saut้ until spices are fragrant and flavors blend, about 5 minutes. Add rice; stir to coat.

•Pour broth over rice mixture in pot. Add chicken; press to submerge in liquid. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until liquid is absorbed, rice is tender and chicken is cooked through, about 35 minutes. Remove bay leaves. Season with salt, pepper and more cayenne pepper, if desired. Serve hot.

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