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Jambalaya

Time
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 45 min Total Time: 1 hr
Servings 12
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pound andouille sausage (sliced)
  • 2 pounds boneless-skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 1/2 pounds large fresh shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 1/2 cups onion (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cups celery (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cups bell peppers (chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 3 cups long grain rice
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning (to taste)
  • Italian Seasoning (to taste)
Instructions
  1. In a large Dutch oven or pot, heat oil over medium high heat.

  2. Season chicken with Cajun seasoning and add to pot to cook for 7-10 minutes, or until browned and fully cooked.

  3. Remove from pot and add in sausages. Let sausages sear for 3 minutes. stir and let cook for another 3 minutes and remove from pot.

  4. Add onion, celery, and bell pepper, and cook for about 3-5 minutes, or until tender. Add garlic and stir for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.

  5. Add rice, and stir for about 2-3 minutes until lightly toasted.

    Add the meats back to the pot, along with chicken broth, and more seasoning. 

  6. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover, and cook for 15 minutes or until rice is tender.

  7. In a separate pan, melt butter and add in shrimp seasoned with Tony Chachere's Creole Seasoning. Cook for about 2 minutes, tossing the shrimp around frequently in the pan over medium heat. Remove from heat.

  8. When broth has been fully absorbed and rice is fully cooked, turn off heat and stir shrimp into jambalaya. Add in fresh parsley and stir into jambalaya. Continue to season as desired before serving.

Keywords: jambalaya, one pot meals, creole seoul
Devin Smith

I’m a homegrown food lover, whom influenced by my mama and MoMo, grew into a self-taught foodmaker. Outside of my day job in tech,, I enjoy developing Cajun/Creole and Asian Fusion recipes, and taking pretty, mouth-watering photos of the food I make. When not in the kitchen, find me binge watching a true crime docuseries or collecting passport stamps across the globe!