Cook chicken in a large pot on stovetop over medium heat. Add celery, onion, green pepper, garlic, eggplant and bay leaf and cook until chicken and vegetables are tender. Add sausage and ham and brown lightly, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add tomato paste, salt, pepper and hot sauce. Add rice and mix thoroughly. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes stirring frequently. Remove bay leaf, add parsley and serve.
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Recipe courtesy of Marlene LeBoeuf