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Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

Rated as 3.75 out of 5 Stars

"You won't believe how easy it is to make this Cajun-style favorite! So get out your skillet and get ready for a boldly flavored dish that's sure to please the whole family."
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Ingredients

1 h 20 m servings 297 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook until well browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir the onion, pepper and Cajun seasoning in the skillet and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir the soup, water and rice in the skillet and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Stir in the shrimp and cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes or until the shrimp are cooked through and the rice is tender. Stir in the tomato and parsley, if desired. Let stand for 10 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Recipe Tips:
  • Flavor Variation: For a more classic jambalaya flavor, stir in 1 cup chopped smoked ham with the soup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 297 calories; 4.5 g fat; 37.7 g carbohydrates; 24.7 g protein; 97 mg cholesterol; 554 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This was fabulous! I added some Italian spicy sausage and used diced tomatoes instead of the soup as suggested to me. The rice however took forever to be tender and ready to eat.

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Probably wouldn't make this one again. I found that the liquid dried up too quickly while cooking and I kept having to add water to keep it going in the skillet. It didn't seem like an easy re...

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This was fabulous! I added some Italian spicy sausage and used diced tomatoes instead of the soup as suggested to me. The rice however took forever to be tender and ready to eat.

Probably wouldn't make this one again. I found that the liquid dried up too quickly while cooking and I kept having to add water to keep it going in the skillet. It didn't seem like an easy re...

My husband especially liked this! I used Tobasco sauce in lieu of the cajun seasoning (didn't have cajun seasoning). I also simplified this by using some precooked chicken breast I had in the fr...

Very good! I took everyones advice and cooked the rice seperate and my two boys destroyed it.. next time i will add smoke sausages like suggested before.. btw (I poured out all the water that th...

Sooooo delish but I would never put in again. It did not cook enuff so I will make rice seperate in put OVER cooked rice. I will def make this again!

Soooo yummy! My boyfriend and I loved this. After reading some of the reviews, it didn't sound like it had much bite so I chopped up some jalapenos and tossed those in, it was fabulous!

The rice wouldn't cook at all and it just tasted like tomato soup. I will never make this again!