Juicy Jambalaya Recipe

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Jambalaya is a common southern meal that has wonderful flavors that blend so well and melt in your mouth. It’s a sumptuous meal on busy nights and is even better the next day.

How To Make Juicy Jambalaya

A well-spiced jambalaya that's comfort food in the south.

  • ½ lb Chaurice sausage
  • 1 lb Andouille sausage
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 cups onion (chopped )
  • 1 green pepper (chopped)
  • 2 stalks celery (chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 28 oz tomatoes (diced , in juice)
  • 2 cups raw rice
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • ¾ lb smoked ham (diced )
  • 4 green onions (sliced)
  • ¼ cup parsley (chopped )
  • ½ lb shrimp (raw (tails removed))
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 2 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 3 bay leaves
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp pepper
  1. Sauté chaurice (or another spicy sausage), Andouille, and chicken, adding oil if necessary, for several minutes, until cooked. Add the onions to the same oil, cook them thoroughly, then add the bell pepper and celery.
  2. Cook until tender.
  3. Add bay leaf and thyme.
  4. Add the rice and stir until coated in the oil.
  5. Add the tomatoes, chicken stock, garlic, and ham.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  7. Cover and let simmer about 30 minutes or until rice is cooked.
  8. Before serving, add the green onions, shrimp, and parsley.

How To Make Juicy Jambalaya

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A well-spiced jambalaya that's comfort food in the south.

Preparation: 25 mins
Cooking: 30 mins
Total: 55 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • ½ lb Chaurice sausage
  • 1 lb Andouille sausage
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 cups onion chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 2 stalks celery chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 28 oz tomatoes diced , in juice
  • 2 cups raw rice
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • ¾ lb smoked ham diced
  • 4 green onions sliced
  • ¼ cup parsley chopped
  • ½ lb shrimp raw (tails removed)
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 2 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • 3 bay leaves
  • tsp salt
  • tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. Sauté chaurice (or another spicy sausage), Andouille, and chicken, adding oil if necessary, for several minutes, until cooked. Add the onions to the same oil, cook them thoroughly, then add the bell pepper and celery.
  2. Cook until tender.
  3. Add bay leaf and thyme.
  4. Add the rice and stir until coated in the oil.
  5. Add the tomatoes, chicken stock, garlic, and ham.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  7. Cover and let simmer about 30 minutes or until rice is cooked.
  8. Before serving, add the green onions, shrimp, and parsley.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 112mg
  • Calories: 663kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 51g
  • Cholesterol: 199mg
  • Fat: 29g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 1148mg
  • Protein: 48g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 1676mg
  • Sugar: 7g
  • Vitamin A: 2043IU
  • Vitamin C: 36mg
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