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  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs (cubed)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. 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 oz. diced tomatoes
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 2 cups long grain rice (uncooked)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Creole seasoning (I use Tony Chachere's)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
  • 1 lb. smoked sausage (cut into 1/2 inch slices)
  • 1 1/2 lb. shrimp (cleaned and deveined)
  • fresh parsley (optional)
  • hot sauce (optional)
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    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.


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    Emme 6 months ago
    Tasty and so easy! I added red beans because I just love beans and that added more texture.
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    Joelle Cote 6 months ago
    very easy recipe with great flavor, will make again.
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    Albert Cisneros 7 months ago
    OMG!!!!! this was soooooo delicious. perfect recipe. I followed the directions exactly and it came out amazing. i was nervous for my firat attempt and i wanted to show a few coworkers from Louisiana. they loved it and asked for the recipe.
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    Melinda Croft 10 months ago
    Love this recipe, easy and brings home the flavors of home. Thanks!
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    Lizotte 10 months ago
    This recipe is very easy to follow and I followed it. The results were delicious and my husband enjoyed seconds which he never does when I cook. The little ones approve it's hot but not too hot. It makes a very large portion and we will have left overs for a few days but I think everyone is A-ok with that. Thank you for sharing this great recipe.
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    Travis T. a year ago
    Great every time!!! I used small shrimp so it would disperse more and added a little more rice then listed. Otherwise delicious!
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    Goswick a year ago
    rice took forever to cook just right....
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    Anderson a year ago
    It was tricky getting the rice to cook through the first time I made this. The second time I added the rice and boiled for a couple mins before adding the meats in and that was perfect. Delicious leftovers for days!
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    Bell a year ago
    Turned out wonderful everyone loved it.
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    Tautica a year ago
    I made this for a family of 6 and we all agreed it was amazing. I didn’t use any leads or anything like that but it was and still is good.
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    CookingTT 2 years ago
    Delicious! So flavourful
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    SavvyChef 2 years ago
    Absolutely delicious.
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    Katie Pope 2 years ago
    Great! Family loved it. I see less Cajun seasonings to make a milder version - will definitely make it again!
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    Ernesto Diaz Jr. 2 years ago
    The dish was very tasteful, however I recommend using 2 cups of chicken broth instead of 3. Will definitely cook again.
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    Shane Cox 2 years ago
    add scallion and shitakes
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    Christopher Kain 2 years ago
    Good, but not great for jambalaya- felt like it was missing some flavor.
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    Vin Jones 2 years ago
    Great flavor, but water portions are off. 3 cups of broth left the rice extremely mushy. I’d use maybe 2 cups to account for the tomatoes that are full of water.
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    Olimpia Orsi 2 years ago
    So good. Everyone had seconds!
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    Jill Ross 2 years ago
    Delicious!!! I pretty much followed the recipe to a T. I added the chicken, shrimp, and Johnsonville Chorizo Sausage. It was perfectly seasoned with a little kick. I’m sure we’ll make it again! My husband is well travelled and thought I did a” bang up job “!
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    Charlie R 2 years ago
    It came out delicious! Made the rice on the side so that we could use fresh rice when we eat the leftovers it was a hit with the family!
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    Lindsay White 2 years ago
    Mediocre dish. Followed exact recipe, except I cooked the rice separately. Fine for the night, but will not make again.
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    Salvation Pillows 2 years ago
    So good we loved it!
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    Melder 2 years ago
    Turned out great! Had to make a few mods to lower the salt, but it was everything I had dreamed of. Thank you
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    Cedric Evans Jr 2 years ago
    It turned out amazing!!! Thanks for the recipe
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    Maria Del Rosario 2 years 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.
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    Anjali Gupta 2 years ago
    I made it is it supposed to be a bland dish? How would you recommend to make it a little more flavourful?
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    Hall 2 years ago
    Kids loved it. Next time may cook the rice before I make the recipe.
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    Lilua 2 years ago
    It was great. I added one jalapeño to give a little hot spice. I would definitely make it again.
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    John Corbitt 2 years ago
    Added cooked rice instead of cooking the rice with the Jambalaya. Yum
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    Christy Selkirk 2 years 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!!