Jambalaya Recipe | Yummly
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  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs (cubed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow onion (chopped)
  • 1 cup celery (chopped, 2-3 ribs)
  • 1 1/4 cups red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 1/4 cups green pepper (chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 28 ounces diced tomatoes
  • 8 ounces tomato sauce
  • 2 cups long grain rice (uncooked)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons creole seasoning (I use Tony Chachere's)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 pound smoked sausage (cut into 1/2 inch slices)
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp (cleaned and deveined)
  • fresh parsley
  • hot sauce
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium62% DV1480mg
    Fat57% DV37g
    Protein98% DV50g
    Carbs18% DV54g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories750Calories from Fat330
    Total Fat37g57%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat1g
    Calories from Fat330
    Total Carbohydrate54g18%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A45%
    Vitamin C120%

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


    Scott Melder 6 days ago
    Turned out great! Had to make a few mods to lower the salt, but it was everything I had dreamed of. Thank you
    Cedric Evans Jr 8 days ago
    It turned out amazing!!! Thanks for the recipe
    Maria Del Rosario 14 days ago
    It came out delicious! I grilled some shrimp and served it on top. I used Cajun style andouille sausage which added a little more kick. I’ll definitely be making this again.
    Anjali G. 23 days ago
    I made it is it supposed to be a bland dish? How would you recommend to make it a little more flavourful?
    Hall a month ago
    Kids loved it. Next time may cook the rice before I make the recipe.
    Lilua a month ago
    It was great. I added one jalapeño to give a little hot spice. I would definitely make it again.
    John Corbitt a month ago
    Added cooked rice instead of cooking the rice with the Jambalaya. Yum
    Christy Selkirk 2 months ago
    Hands down the best recipe! I will be making this whenever I here New Orleans calling my name I have attached a picture of it while it was cooking. I didn’t have time to take a picture when it was done. My family devoured it!!
    Faulkner 2 months ago
    Turned out great! Will definitely make it again.
    Nicki Joseph 3 months ago
    This was my first time making jambalaya! Super yummy- I didn't use celery and added a serano pepper for spice. Will definitely be making this again!
    Laura 3 months ago
    Delicious! Next time I’ll cook the rice separately so it won’t swell up in the leftovers
    Cisco Tellez 3 months ago
    very tasty full of flavor i added corn on the cob cut in quarters in because i needed to use it
    Destinee Stephens 3 months ago
    So tasty and flavorful
    Peter 4 months ago
    Omg it was amazing! And I nailed it! So proud of myself, haha. If I can do it, anyone can
    Ashley 4 months ago
    First time making Jambalaya. My whole family loved this recipe! I will definitely make this again.
    Jay M Ghee 4 months ago
    good af. i made it without shrimp but it was still amazing
    Mitzi 5 months ago
    Made following the recipe and it was delicious. The whole family requested it again. Making it a second time but adding more deer sausage just due to family’s preference for sausage.
    Angela R. 5 months ago
    Loved it... super easy to make!!! 5 stars yup yup! Family of 6 loved it too...,
    shelly hopson 6 months ago
    This was our first try making the recipe. I would suggest an additional cup of chicken broth.
    Nikita B. 7 months ago
    Ah-mazing!!! Season all the way, makes a difference.
    Stephen Harlan 7 months ago
    Great recipe . Did not have a lot of salt like other recipes which made the dish taste better instead of just tasting a lot of salt
    Kim N. 7 months ago
    We loved it! It was relatively easy and didn't take too long to make.
    Meleah 8 months ago
    This turned out great. I tweaked it the way I like with various seasonings, but overall this is a good recipe to start from.
    Breanna Jordan 9 months ago
    hubby ate 3 bowls in a row!
    W 9 months ago
    Amazing. I used Cajun spice instead of Creole, Andouille Smoked Sausage, and Horshoe Brand Cayenne Hot Sauce for final prep.
    Danette Newman 10 months ago
    This was delicious! Will definitely make it again!
    Alicia 10 months ago
    This was fantastic! Definitely worth making again.
    Sarah 10 months ago
    I’ve made this about a dozen times so far, and for the most part this recipe is delicious. The flavors and combination of ingredients works well. However, the rice sinks to the bottom of the pot and sticks. Every. Time. By the time the 30 minutes are up, I’ve lost about 1/4 of the rice because it’s stuck the pot. Now obviously this could be user error.. however I think this recipe would work better if the rice was cooked separately. Still encourage people to try it, just cook the rice separate if you can.
    Jasmin Borgella 10 months ago
    This was so yummy and very easy to make . Boyfriend loved it . I didnt add the bay leaf or hot sauce. It had its own kick without it.
    Richard W. 10 months ago
    rice was undercooked

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