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Jambalaya Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
This one-pot jambalaya recipe is easy, delicious, and satisfying thanks to the addition of chicken, shrimp, and spicy andouille sausage.
Servings : 6 Servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 2 celery ribs, diced
  • 2 bell peppers, diced (you can also use red, green, yellow, etc.)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 6 ounces andouille sausage, sliced into ¼-inch rounds
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cups low-sodium fat free chicken broth
  • 1 (14.5-oz can) diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 1 teaspoon cajun seasoning, or to taste,
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced, for garnish
  • dried parsley, for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In a large Dutch oven heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • Add onions, celery, and bell peppers and season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 4 minutes, or until just tender. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  • Stir in chicken and add sweet paprika and oregano.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, or until chicken is browned on all sides.
  • Stir in prepared sausage and tomato paste; cook for 1 minute.
  • Add chicken broth, crushed tomatoes, rice and cajun seasoning.
  • Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat to medium low and cover the pot with a lid.
  • Cook for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
  • Add the shrimp and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until shrimp is pink and cooked through.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Garnish with sliced green onions and dried parsley.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE SMART POINTS: 4

Nutrition

Calories: 371 kcal | Carbohydrates: 35 g | Protein: 27 g | Fat: 13 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 72 mg | Sodium: 518 mg | Potassium: 821 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 1746 IU | Vitamin C: 62 mg | Calcium: 66 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 32 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American/Southern
Keyword: cajun jambalaya, chicken jambalaya, homemade jambalaya