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Ham and Shrimp Jambalaya

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe has been around since at least the 1940s. A great family favorite."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 511 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; saute onion until tender, about 5 minutes. Add beef broth, tomatoes, rice, parsley, garlic, salt, thyme, black pepper, cayenne pepper, chili powder, and bay leaf; cover skillet, reduce heat, and simmer until rice is tender and flavors blend, about 40 minutes.
  2. Mix shrimp and ham into rice mixture and simmer until shrimp is cooked through, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove bay leaf.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Can be stretched to serve 6.
  • Use more or less cayenne and chili powder to taste.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 511 calories; 18.3 g fat; 49 g carbohydrates; 36.5 g protein; 220 mg cholesterol; 2427 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Made this for a crowd of college students and it got rave reviews. Awesome Mardi Gras recipe! Teamed it with the Mardi Gras slaw as a side dish.

This recipe turned out great. Instead of using ham, I used hot Italian sausage.

The chili powder didn't work for me in this but other than that this was pretty good. I did like the ham and shrimp combo. This recipe has potential but needs some tweaks in my opinion.