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  • 3 tablespoons olive oil (divided)
  • 2 celery (ribs, chopped)
  • 1 white onion (diced)
  • 1 red bell pepper (small, cored and diced)
  • 1 yellow bell pepper (small, cored and diced)
  • 1 green bell pepper (small, cored and diced)
  • 2 jalapeno peppers (seeded and finely chopped, *more/less to taste, see note below)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 1 pound andouille sausage (thinly sliced into rounds)
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 14 ounces crushed tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups white rice (uncooked short grain, you can use brown if you prefer, but you'll need to cook it separately if you do, otherwise it takes significantly longer to cook than white rice!)
  • 2 tablespoons cajun seasoning (**more/less to taste, see note below)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon thyme (crushed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 cup okra (thinly-sliced)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • fresh parsley
  • sliced green onions
  • hot sauce
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium39% DV940mg
    Fat42% DV27g
    Protein75% DV38g
    Carbs16% DV49g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories600Calories from Fat240
    Total Fat27g42%
    Saturated Fat7g35%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat240
    Total Carbohydrate49g16%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C140%

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


    Jay 17 days ago
    Awesome added more broth so to make it a little more saucy
    Ben M 2 months ago
    super great recipe, a little spicy for my family though. would definitely cut down on the cayenne if your not a big fan of heat. also make sure to stir every few minutes as the rice WILL stick if you aren't diligent
    Isabel Ji 3 months ago
    So spicy, so good! Would add less of the slap ya mama next time. I also kept the chicken and sausage in the stew as the rice cooked, and used sujuk rather than the Andouille, turned out great!
    Shanean 6 months ago
    Adjusted seasoning to my taste, did not want it overly spicy. Overall it was a great dish my family loved.
    Aaron Faagau 7 months ago
    Definitely a new fave for my wife and I! We substituted Kielbasa for Andouille just because it was too far of a drive to buy some. My wife doesnt like too much of a spicy taste so we used half of a jalapeño. We threw in Chicken, Shrimp, and Kielbasa for protein. The recipe listed 7 servings but we were able to get a little over 10 servings out of it. The leftovers are better than when it was fresh and even then it was so good!
    Brendan Sullivan 8 months ago
    I cooked this meal for some picky eaters and couldn’t use much spicy but everyone still Woo’d over the amazing flavors this jambalaya has...
    Marcia C. 8 months ago
    It’s a new family favorite in my house!
    Brian 9 months ago
    Loved this! I skipped the okra, and instead of cooking the rice in the jambalaya I served this over rice. Fantastic, would make again.
    Fantastic! This has become a family favorite 😍
    Jodi G. a year ago
    It was SPICY! And I like spicy food I think next time I make it I’ll only use one jalapeño.
    Kimberly Brown a year ago
    WOW!!! Totally awesome, this was my first time trying jambalaya, I’ve always heard it was a spicy food... which I don’t do, I decided to give it a try anyway, i didn’t add as much of the cayenne pepper as it called for so it wasn’t as spicy, great flavorful dish, I enjoyed it as well as my family
    Mia Boulay a year ago
    I loved this dish. It was amazing.
    Davian Spencer a year ago
    Amazing... Perfect amount of flavor and spice.
    Cera Ellis a year ago
    A little spicy for my taste, but delicious anyway! Prep time does take a while though so be prepared.
    Andre Shavers a year ago
    Nicely illustrated. Dinner turned out excellent and we will definitely cook this dish again
    Lavonna a year ago
    It turned out perfectly! Unfortunately I had to use chicken broth instead of chicken stock, but it didn’t make that much of a difference. This dish was very simple and perfect for a chilly fall evening.
    Jianell P. a year ago
    This is my favorite Jambalaya recipe—I’ve been using this recipe long before I had the Yummly app and I’m so glad I was able to find it on Yummly! Over time, I have found that how this recipe turns out can vary greatly depending on the sausage used. My family prefers Johnsonville smoked sausage or Johnsonville Andouille but I have to use less of my homemade Cajun seasoning with the Andouille or it becomes too spicy.
    Iamlabunda 2 years ago
    This recipe is amazing and my whole family loves it. I love that we all are eating tons of veggies with our meal! Sometimes, to make it low carb, we sub half or all of the rice with riced cauliflower and no one has complained at all. ;) We make this recipe once or twice a month.
    Jennifer C. 2 years ago
    It was so good, my husband mom and I loved it😍😍
    Craig M. 2 years ago
    Awesome. Full flavored and easy to make in a hurry!
    Mary Cardenas 2 years ago
    Made this tonight and it was wonderful! Great flavor. Definitely will make this again.
    K 2 years ago
    Perfect! Just don’t make the mistake I did and use brown rice before reading through all the directions :( still turned out great but took forever!! Great amount of spice
    Bobby K. 2 years ago
    Awesome recipe make this at the firehouse and everyone loves it
    Fulcher Jr. 2 years ago
    fantastic ,absolutely yummly, definitely in the rotation for future meals, only adding a big red jalapeño
    Randy Tambare 2 years ago
    just follow the directions and you'll be fine. enjoy
    Paul Warnex 2 years ago
    Great flavor! Just the right amount of a kick with two jalapenos. Peeling and deveining the shrimp was the longest part of the prep, but well worth it. It tastes just as good the second ( and the third) day for left overs.
    Diana F. 2 years ago
    The jambalaya came out great and tasty. I used the Instante Pot Pressure Cooker selecting the rice function. My family preferred the rice not soupy. Easy to make and good for a big crowd. Note: I added creole seasoning instead of red pepper flakes. I also used the rice function instead of manuel so that the rice grain would be soft. Its a dish I will make again
    James T. 2 years ago
    Great and simple recipe peep does take longer than 15 minutes unless you can cook and prep as you go. Will make again!
    Kayla 2 years ago
    It was great! Just a bit too spicy for me. I added only 1 of the 2 jalapeño peppers listed on the ingredients and it was still very spicy. Next time I'll go lighter on the spice.
    Sydney E. 2 years ago
    It was a simple recipe and easy to follow. It was delicious and I will definitely make this again.