Jambalaya On A Stick


Grilled chicken, shrimp, sausage, and vegetables make for a complete meal on a stick.

Marinate Time:
1 hrs
Grill Time:
12 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 12 mins


  • 18 large fresh or frozen shrimp in shells (about 12 ounces)

  • 12 ounce cooked smoked sausage, cut into 12 pieces

  • 8 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut in twelve 1-inch pieces

  • 1 medium green sweet pepper, seeded and cut in 1-inch pieces

  • 1 medium onion, cut in 1-inch wedges

  • cup white wine vinegar

  • cup tomato sauce

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed

  • 2 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce

  • ¾ teaspoon dried minced garlic

  • 6 cherry tomatoes

  • 3 cup hot cooked rice

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh parsley


  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. Place shrimp, sausage, chicken, green pepper, and onion in a plastic bag set in a large bowl. In a small bowl combine vinegar, tomato sauce, olive oil, thyme, bottled hot pepper sauce, and garlic. Pour half the mixture over meat and vegetables. Seal bag. Chill 1 to 2 hours, turning occasionally. Cover and chill remaining tomato mixture. Drain meat; discard marinade. Alternately thread meat and vegetables on twenty-four 8-inch wooden skewers (use two skewers per kabob).

  2. Grill, uncovered, directly over medium coals for 12 to 14 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and chicken is no longer pink, turning occasionally.

  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan heat remaining tomato sauce mixture. Combine cooked rice and parsley. Spoon onto serving platter. Serve alongside kabobs. Pass tomato sauce. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

451 Calories
23g Fat
30g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 451
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 632mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 26.6mg 133%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 3.2mg 18%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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