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Meaty Slow-Cooked Jambalaya Recipe
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Meaty Slow-Cooked Jambalaya Recipe

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Sure makes life easy having this wonderful, full-of-flavor dish stashed away in the freezer! Another plus, you throw it all in the crock pot. No skillet necessary.—Diane Smith, Pine Mountain, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 7 hours
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, sliced
  • 1/2 cup white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 package (12 ounces) fully cooked andouille or other spicy chicken sausage links
  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 8 cups hot cooked brown rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup jambalaya with 2/3 cup cooked rice equals 387 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 164 mg cholesterol, 674 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 13 ingredients. Place chicken and sausage in a 6-qt. slow cooker. Pour tomato mixture over top. Cook, covered, on low 7-9 hours or until chicken is tender.
  2. Stir in shrimp. Cook, covered, 15-20 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with rice. Yield: 12 servings (3-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Meaty Slow-Cooked Jambalaya in Taste of Home

Nutritional Facts

1 cup jambalaya with 2/3 cup cooked rice equals 387 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 164 mg cholesterol, 674 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 36 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Feb. 18, 2014

Very tasty and easy to make. I used white rice instead of brown. Husband does not like brown rice. Used turkey kielbasa for the sausage.

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Reviewed Jan. 23, 2014

Fantastic recipe! The only thing I have done differently to this is add deer sausage links! Awesome!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2013

Thank you for the wonderful comments on this recipe. It's a favorite at our house.

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Reviewed Dec. 2, 2013

Super easy and delicious! We also tossed in some shrimp a few minutes before serving. Great recipe! Will make again soon!

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Reviewed Nov. 30, 2013

The recipe is fantastic!

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