Andouille, Shrimp, and Chicken Jambalaya


A Cajun jambalaya that suits the whole family!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 servings


  • 3 cups chicken broth, divided

  • 1 ½ cups white rice

  • 1 pound andouille sausage, diced

  • 1 large sweet onion (such as Vidalia®), chopped

  • 3 green onions, or to taste, chopped

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons Creole seasoning (such as Tony Cachere's®)

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce (such as Frank's® RedHot ®)

  • ground black pepper to taste

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes

  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 cooked whole chicken breast, shredded

  • 1 cup chicken broth


  1. Bring 3 cups chicken broth and rice to a boil in a saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, 20 to 25 minutes.

  2. Heat cast-iron Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook and stir andouille sausage in hot pot until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove sausage from the pot with a slotted spoon, retaining any drippings in the pot.

  3. Saute sweet onion, green onions, celery, and bell pepper in the sausage drippings until tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Season vegetable mixture with Creole seasoning, minced garlic, hot sauce, and black pepper; cook for 1 minute more.

  4. Pour tomato sauce and diced tomatoes over the vegetable mixture; stir and add shrimp, shredded chicken, browned sausage, and 1 cup chicken broth into the tomato mixture. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until he shrimp are no longer translucent, 10 to 15 minutes.

  5. Scoop rice into bowls and ladle jambalaya over the rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

423 Calories
19g Fat
37g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 423
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 135mg 45%
Sodium 1468mg 64%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 25mg 127%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 481mg 10%

* 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.