Jambalaya is a classic dish made with shrimp, sausage, and plenty of seasonings. If you've never had it, try this simple recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Set shrimp aside. In a 12-inch skillet cook onion, celery, sweet pepper, and garlic in hot oil until tender. Stir in chicken broth, undrained tomatoes, sausage, rice, thyme, basil, black pepper, red pepper, and bay leaf. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes. Stir in shrimp.

    Advertisement
Instructions Checklist
  • Return to boiling. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes more or until shrimp turn opaque and rice is tender. Stir in ham; heat through. Discard bay leaf. Makes about 7 cups (6 main-dish servings).

Nutrition Facts

416 calories; 20 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 9 g monounsaturated fat; 154 mg cholesterol; 1199 mg sodium. 373 mg potassium; 27 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 30 g protein; 0 RE vitamin a; 243 IU vitamin a; 17 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 5 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 48 mcg folate; 1 mcg vitamin b12; 91 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;

Reviews (1)

29 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 20
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: Unrated
06/13/2013
let shrimp cook longer in broth mix for additional flavor. they will shrink, so use jumbo shrimp (preferably, fresh)