Slow Cooker Jambalaya


This delectable, slow-cooked version of a traditional New Orleans-style dish features chicken, kielbasa and shrimp in a bed of rice that's been seasoned with Creole seasoning, green pepper, celery and diced tomato.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
7 hrs 10 mins
Total Time:
7 hrs 25 mins
8 servings


  • 3 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Chicken Stock

  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning

  • 1 large green pepper, diced

  • 1 large onion, diced

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 2 large stalks celery, diced

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 pound kielbasa, diced

  • ¾ pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into cubes

  • 1 cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice

  • ½ pound fresh medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Stir the broth,Creole seasoning, green pepper, onion, garlic, black pepper, celery, tomatoes, kielbasa, chicken and rice in a 6-quart slow cooker.

  2. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours or until the chicken is cooked through.

  3. Add the shrimp to the cooker. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until the shrimp are cooked through.


Recipe Tips:

Time-Saving: This recipe may also be cooked on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

386 Calories
21g Fat
27g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 386
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 106mg 35%
Sodium 1201mg 52%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 24mg 120%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 514mg 11%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.