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Quick and Easy Jambalaya

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe is a quick and easy way to enjoy jambalaya without spending too much time in the kitchen. It has just enough spice to give it a kick without making it too spicy. I use turkey kielbasa to make this recipe a little more healthy. I also suggest making your own home-mixed Cajun seasoning to avoid too many unnecessary additives."
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Ingredients

45 m servings 507
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Boil sausage until hot, 8 to 12 minutes; drain.
  2. Heat canola oil in a pot over medium-high heat; saute sausage, celery, bell pepper, and onion in hot oil until vegetables start to soften, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir chicken and Cajun seasoning into the vegetable mixture. Pour broth and tomatoes into the pot; bring to a boil, add the rice, and stir. Return mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, cover pot, and simmer mixture until for 5 minutes. Remove cover, stir, and continue to simmer until the rice has absorbed the liquid and is tender, about 5 minutes more.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 507 calories; 22.6 45.4 29.6 83 2037 Full nutrition

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Quick & Easy Jambalaya Haiku: "Four and a half stars! Really, this was outstanding. Just way too much rice!" Funny that other review says not enough rice, whereas I read 2 cups as insanely too m...

Most helpful critical review

Be sure to drain the water. The recipe does not really say how much water to use. The taste was fairly good. I cooked some chicken breast instead of using can.

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Quick & Easy Jambalaya Haiku: "Four and a half stars! Really, this was outstanding. Just way too much rice!" Funny that other review says not enough rice, whereas I read 2 cups as insanely too m...

Everybody loved it.Great flavor with minimal prep work.I didn't have instant brown rice but did have already cooked white rice.I knew it would be a bit soupy this way which was fine since I serv...

Made it per directions and it was wonderful... next I make it I'll add a little more spice to for my own personal taste. Definite keeper for a quick meal!

This is a family favorite! I use different meats,

I made this tonight and all of my people really liked it! Of course, I had some modifications as I didn't have bell pepper or fresh celery--I used dried celery seasoning. And we didn't want th...

Needed something with instant rice and gave this recipe a try. This was super quick to make. A few modifications happened out of necessity: I grilled the sausages first on my indoor grill as it ...

My pickiest eater loved it, wants me to make it again!!

This is a great recipe! If you use regular rice like I did that's not instant you may need to add some more liquid. It was easy to make my own seasoning by doing an internet search for Cajun sea...

Be sure to drain the water. The recipe does not really say how much water to use. The taste was fairly good. I cooked some chicken breast instead of using can.