Melt butter; sauté garlic, onion, bell pepper and mushrooms in large skillet
over medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until onions are translucent.
Add sausage and cook a few more minutes.
Add rice, sausage or shrimp, vegetables, chicken broth, diced tomatoes and
cayenne pepper to skillet. Stir briefly to evenly distribute all ingredients.
Cover and bring to a boil, reduce to simmer for 10 minutes or until rice is
Remove from heat; let sit for 10 minutes.
Stir before serving.
Variation: In place of diced tomatoes, increase the chicken broth to 4 cups and
use one (5 ounce) can tomato paste.
Use 1/2 pound fully-cooked shrimp instead of Kielbasa or use both!