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  Thanks to Jimmie Batchelor at Henry County Senior Services for providing these delicious recipes. We hope you enjoy!

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Cajun Chicken and Shrimp

2 each: chicken drumsticks and thighs (1 1/4 lb.) skin removed, if desired
1 large onion, sliced
1 large pepper, cut in thin strips
4 oz. andoiulle or other smoked sausage, sliced 1/4 inch thick
1/2 cup sliced celery
2 cups water
1 cup uncooked rice
1/4 tsp. each: Cajun seasoning, dried thyme and salt
8 oz. large peeled raw shrimp
1 cup frozen cut okra 

  Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, turning once, 5 minutes or until browned.

  Add onion, pepper, sausage and celery; sauté 3 minutes or until sausage is browned. Stir in water, rice and seasonings; bring to a boil.

  Cover and simmer 15 minutes or until chicken and rice are almost tender. Stir in shrimp and okra; cover and stir once or twice, cook 5 minutes or until chicken and shrimp are cooked through and rice and okra are tender. Serve with your favorite hot sauce on the side. Makes 4 servings.

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