Jambalaya Recipe with Chicken, Shrimp and Sausages

Jambalaya Recipe – Easy, tasty, one pot recipe for Jambalaya prepared with rice, chicken, shrimp, and sausages. Whip up this Southern favorite in just 30 minutes and get ready for a Mardi Gras dinner that the whole family will love!

Jambalaya Recipe with Chicken, Shrimp and Sausages

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 2 celery ribs diced
  • 2 bell peppers diced (you can 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 coins
  • 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 or to taste, cajun seasoning
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced, for garnish
  • dried parsley for garnish


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