smoked sausage skillet recipe

Easy Smoked Sausage Skillet Recipe

5/5 (1)
1 hour 25 mins
Vadim Rachok
15.02.2024
09.04.2024
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Smoked sausage skillet – super fast and hearty dinner. Treat your family to this delicious dish featuring sliced smoked sausage, colorful vegetables, and fluffy rice. Easy to make and incredibly flavorful, this one-pan wonder is a hearty and satisfying meal. Let’s take a look at the best recipe for smoked sausage skillet recipe. In just a few steps, you will have a delicious dinner!

Ah, the delightful aroma of smoked sausage sizzling in a skillet, mingling with the enticing fragrance of garlic and spices! This smoked sausage skillet recipe is a true testament to the beauty of simple, hearty cooking. With just a handful of ingredients and a few easy steps, you can whip up a delicious and satisfying meal that's perfect for any occasion. Whether you're cooking for your family on a busy weeknight or hosting a casual dinner party with friends, this one-pan wonder is sure to impress. So fire up your skillet and get ready to enjoy a mouthwatering feast that's as easy to make as it is delicious to eat!

Delicious Smoked Sausage Skillet

This dish involves slicing smoked sausage and cooking it until it’s nicely browned and richly smoky. It’s then combined with a variety of colorful vegetables, such as peppers, onions, and carrots, which add a delightful crunch and sweetness to the dish. A touch of garlic, paprika, coriander, cumin, and parsley takes the dish to new heights, adding warmth and depth of flavor. Served over a bed of fluffy rice, this dish is the hit of the table!

Smoked Sausage Skillet Ingredients

  • Onion: Onion adds a savory and slightly sweet flavor base to the dish.
  • Carrot: It offers natural sweetness and delicious crunch.
  • Red and yellow bell peppers: Bring vibrant color, subtle sweetness, and satisfying crunch to the dish, enhancing both visual appeal and flavor.
  • Smoked sausages: Smoked sausage is the star of this dish. It provides a rich, smoky flavor and a hearty texture that forms the backbone of the dish.
  • Parsley: It adds a fresh and herbaceous aroma, as well as a burst of bright green color, balancing the richness of the other ingredients.
  • Young green peas: It offers a hint of sweetness and a tender texture.
  • Long-grain rice: Rice soaks up flavorful juices and provides a hearty and comforting base for a satisfying bite.
  • Beef broth: It infuses the dish with rich umami flavor and helps cook the rice for tender, flavorful results.
  • Garlic: Garlic enhances the overall savory profile of the dish with its aromatic and pungent flavor.
  • Paprika, coriander, and cumin: Aromatic spices that add warmth, depth, and complexity to the dish, elevating the flavor profile with their distinctive notes.

Step-by-step Smoked Sausage Skillet Recipe

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  1. First, dice the carrots, onions, red and yellow peppers, and slice the sausages. Then, dice or crush the garlic.
  2. Next, cut parsley into thin strips. 
  3. Heat a saucepan and add olive oil. Sauté the onions over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, add the carrots and sauté for 3-4 minutes, add the peppers and sauté for two minutes, then add the sausages. Cook for another 4-5 minutes to render the fat.
  4. Then, add garlic and rice and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the spices: coriander, paprika, and cumin.
  6. Next, add the green peas and pour the broth over everything, season with salt and pepper, cover with a lid, and cook on low heat for 40 minutes.
  7. When cooked, add the parsley and serve on a plate.

smoked sausage skillet

Chef Recipe Tips:

  • It is very important to respect the ratio of liquid to rice, it should always be 1 to 2.
  • If you like spicy food, you can also add chili to the dish.
  • For more aroma and flavor, you can add a sprig of thyme and rosemary during the cooking process.

How to Store and Reheat the Smoked Sausage Skillet?

Transfer any leftovers to an airtight container or wrap tightly in aluminum foil when the smoked sausage skillet has cooled to room temperature. You can store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 to 4 days.

To reheat on the stovetop, simply pour the contents of the skillet back into a frying pan or skillet. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally until heated through. To prevent the dish from drying out, you may want to add a splash of water or broth. Alternatively, reheat individual servings in the microwave. Heat in 30-second increments until thoroughly heated, stirring halfway through the process.

In short and in essence, the dish is not the healthiest but quite acceptable as a variation for a paleo lunch. It would have been much healthier and balanced if it weren't for the smoked sausages. This single ingredient significantly increases the amount of saturated fats and, consequently, the calories in the dish. For this reason, I strongly recommend abstaining from this skillet to anyone prone to high cholesterol or any cardiovascular health concerns. Additionally, for those aiming to lose weight, this dish is also not suitable (again, due to its high calorie and fat content). However, for healthy individuals who train fairly intensively and aim to gain mass, occasionally indulging in such a lunch is quite permissible, as a serving of this dish contains a full portion of protein and complex carbohydrates, which will facilitate muscle building and replenish energy stores after a workout. Nevertheless, do not overindulge in such dishes to avoid overloading the gastrointestinal tract, safeguard your body against visceral fat deposits, and preserve its youthfulness and cardiovascular health.

Jenny Dobrynina
Jenny Dobrynina
Nutrition Editor
Health score:
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Easy Smoked Sausage Skillet Recipe
5/5 (1)
Author:Vadim Rachok
Make the best dinner with this smoked sausage skillet with rice recipe!
smoked sausage skillet recipe
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 25 mins
Servings:
5
The ingredients you need:
1 pc onion
1 pc carrot
1 pc red bell pepper
1 pc yellow bell pepper
12,3-14 ounces (350-400 g) smoked sausages
1 bunch parsley
5,3 ounces (150 g) young green peas
7 ounces (200 g) long-grain rice
17,6 ounces (500 g) beef broth
3 cloves garlic
0,1 ounce (3 g) paprika
0,1 ounce (3 g) coriander
0,04 ounces (1 g) cumin
oil for frying
salt
pepper
Let’s start !
1

Dice the carrots, onions, red and yellow peppers, and slice the sausages. Dice or crush the garlic.

2

Cut parsley into thin strips. 

3

Heat a saucepan and add olive oil. Sauté the onions over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, add the carrots and sauté for 3-4 minutes, add the peppers and sauté for 2 minutes, then add the sausages. Cook for another 4-5 minutes to render the fat.

4

Add garlic and rice and cook for 2-3 minutes.

5

Add the spices: coriander, paprika, cumin.

6

Add the green peas and pour the broth over everything, season with salt and pepper, cover with a lid, and cook on low heat for 40 minutes.

7

When cooked, add the parsley and serve on a plate.

Nutrition Information
Servings Per Recipe: 5 Calories: 2900
% Daily Value *
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g58%
Saturated Fat 14g71%
Cholesterol 72mg24%
Sodium 1243mg54%
Total Carbohydrate 55g20%
Dietary Fiber 6g20%
Total Sugars 5g 
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin C 96mg107%
Calcium 174mg13%
Iron 4mg23%
Potassium 395mg8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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When cooking rice in a skillet dish like this, it's crucial to maintain the correct ratio of liquid to rice to ensure perfectly cooked grains every time. Remember the golden rule: for every cup of rice, use two cups of liquid. This ensures that the rice cooks evenly and absorbs just the right amount of flavor from the broth and other ingredients. Additionally, don't be afraid to get creative with your spice selection! If you like a bit of heat, feel free to add a dash of chili powder or a sprinkle of red pepper flakes for an extra kick. And for even more depth of flavor, consider tossing in a sprig of fresh thyme or rosemary during the cooking process. These aromatic herbs will infuse the dish with a wonderful earthy fragrance that will take your smoked sausage skillet to the next level of deliciousness. Enjoy!

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29 February, 2024
One of my favorite recipes for this dish, thx!!!)
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