Jambalaya with Shrimp

2
Carolyn Haas

By
@Linky1

I got this recipe from the New Orleans School of Cooking in the 90s. What a fun class it was!

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp
    oil
  • 4 oz
    smoked sausage (andouille or similar)
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 1 large
    green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 large
    red pepper, chopped (or use the whole thing!)
  • 2-3 stalk(s)
    celery, sliced
  • 4 clove
    garlic, chopped
  • 15 oz
    (1 can) diced tomatoes
  • 2 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 1 Tbsp
    chili powder (or paprika)
  • 4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 1/2 c
    rice, long grain white
  • 1 lb
    shrimp, cleaned (tails can stay on)
  • 2 Tbsp
    green onion, chopped (for garnish)

How to Make Jambalaya with Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat oil. Saute sausage until lightly browned. Remove.
  2. Add onions, celery and peppers to pan. Saute until softened. Add garlic, saute another minute.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, seasonings and stock. Return sausage to pan. Pour rice on top. Cover, simmer for 15 minutes without opening pan.
    Stir. Add uncooked shrimp and cook for 5 more minutes or until shrimp is pink.
  4. Garnish with green onion. Serve with hot sauce and sherry, if desired.
  5. PS Substitute 3/4 to 1 lb. chicken, cut into bite side pieces, instead of shrimp. If so, saute with the sausage and add back in with sausage where indicated.

Printable Recipe Card

About Jambalaya with Shrimp

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes Seafood
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole




Show 9 Comments & Reviews

15 Sheet Pan Brussels Sprouts Recipes To Make Dinner Prep Easy

15 Sheet Pan Brussels Sprouts Recipes to Make Dinner Prep Easy

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

What's the easiest way to quickly prepare a healthy dinner? Make everything on a sheet pan! And what vegetable only gets tastier when roasted? Brussels sprouts! Random fact... did you...

Starting The New Year With A Healthier Menu

Starting the New Year With a Healthier Menu

Kitchen Crew

January is a great time to reset eating habits and start the year with a healthier menu. Here are some recipes that are not only healthy but delicious. They'll definitely...

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You A Cooking Rock Star

22 Zucchini Recipes That'll Make You a Cooking Rock Star

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Make the most out your summer cooking with delicious zucchini recipes. They'll make you a cooking rock star.