JJ’s Jambalaya


  • 1/2 lb. chicken tenders
  • 1/2 lb. shrimp
  • 4 cajun sausage links
  • 1 1/2 cups rice
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 tbs smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes
  • salt & pepper
  1. cut chicken into bite size pieces. heat large pot over med. high heat. drizzle pan with olive oil. place in pan and season with salt & pepper.
  2. slice sausage into bite size pieces and toss into pan.
  3. chop onion, bell pepper and carrots into bite size pieces, toss into pan. slice jalapeno and toss into pan and season w/ salt & pepper, mix it up and let cook for about 10 minutes.
  4. peel and rinse shrimp (if in shell). season w/a little lemon pepper and set aside. pour rice into pot and mix together. add paprika, garlic powder, cayenne pepper and coriander to pot. mix together.
  5. pour in fire roasted tomatoes and chicken stock. mix again and cover. let jambalaya come to a boil and then turn heat to low. cook for 20 minutes. (do not remove the lid for 20 minutes!)
  6. add shrimp very last. after 20 minutes place shrimp into pot. stir shrimp into jambalaya and cover again. let cook 5-10 minutes more then turn off heat and let it sit for a few more minutes, covered.

Now eat and enjoy some Jambalaya!

Serves about 4


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3 responses to “JJ’s Jambalaya”

  1. Jean says :

    sounds really good. I will let you know how it turns out.

  2. Jean says :

    Yumm. Even had enough leftovers for the neighbors (aka babysitter). We need them Saturday nite for date nite– any other suggestions?

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