Dinner, Lunch

Dirty Rice with Smoked Sausage

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi® XL Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid™
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total time: 30 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 4 people

Dirty Rice with Smoked Sausage

TIP: You can omit the beef from this recipe and skip the searing step completely. If sausage is not frozen, increase STEAM & CRISP temperature to 400°F and cook for 3 minutes.

Ingredients

LEVEL 1 (BOTTOM OF POT)

  • 8 ounces lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/4 cups long grain white rice
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth

LEVEL 2 (TOP OF RACK)

  • 1 pound frozen smoked sausage links (such as andouille, chaurice, or kielbasa)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion or parsley
  • Louisiana-style hot sauce

Cooking mode

When entering cooking mode - We will enable your screen to stay ‘always on’ to avoid any unnecessary interruptions while you cook!

Method

  • Step 1

    Close lid and move slider to AIR FRY/STOVETOP. Select SEAR/SAUTE and set to HI-5. Open lid and select START/STOP to begin preheating. Allow unit to preheat for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    After 5 minutes, add the beef, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. Sauté stirring constantly until browned, about 3 to 5 minutes. With a silicone spatula, break the beef into smaller pieces.

  • Step 3

    Add the vegetables and rice and sauté for 2 minutes. Press START/STOP to stop the cooking, then stir in the chicken broth.

  • Step 4

    Place the bottom layer of Deluxe Reversible Rack in the higher position, then place it in the pot. Place sausage links on rack.

  • Step 5

    Close the lid and move the slider to STEAMCRISP. Select STEAM & CRISP, set temperature to 350°F, and set time for 5 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin cooking (PrE will display for approx. 10 minutes as the unit steams, then the timer will start counting down).

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, carefully remove the rack. Fluff the rice and serve with sausages, green onions or parsley, and hot sauce, if desired.