Colleen's Slow Cooker Jambalaya


This crockpot jambalaya came about from a lot of experimenting over the years. My family and friends like this version the best. Serve over cooked rice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch cubes

  • 1 pound andouille sausage, sliced

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 cup chopped celery

  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley

  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning

  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme

  • 1 pound frozen cooked shrimp without tails


  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Overhead of slow cooker jambalaya ingredients in glass bowls.

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  2. Mix tomatoes with juice, chicken, sausage, onion, green bell pepper, celery, and broth in a slow cooker.

    Tomatoes, chicken, sausage, onion, green bell pepper, celery, and broth in a slow cooker.

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  3. Season with oregano, parsley, Cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper, and thyme.

    Jambalaya ingredients in slow cooker with spices added.

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  4. Cover and cook on Low for 7 to 8 hours, or on High for 3 to 4 hours. Stir in shrimp during the last 30 minutes of cook time.

    Finished Jambalaya in a slow cooker.

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  5. Serve over rice.

    looking down at a white bowl of slow cooker jambalaya over white rice


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

235 Calories
14g Fat
6g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 235
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 17%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 99mg 33%
Sodium 688mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 18mg 91%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 348mg 7%

* 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.

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