Total TimePrep: 20 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours
- 1 pound smoked kielbasa or Polish sausage, sliced
- 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth
- 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 2 celery ribs, chopped
- 1/3 cup tomato paste
- 4 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
- 1-1/2 teaspoons dried basil
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 cups cooked rice
- In a 4-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 12 ingredients. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours or until chicken is no longer pink.
- Stir in shrimp and rice. Cover and cook 15 minutes longer or until heated through.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 228 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 692mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.
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Sep 22, 2013
This was my first attempt at Jambalaya and it was wonderful! I used Andouille cajun sausage mainly due to the lack of nitrates in it's ingredient list. Very easy and my family enjoyed it tremendously while watching football on a Saturday evening.
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Jul 21, 2012
just add less spice so its not so hot
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
The perfect cold weather warm up to come home to after a long day. I would even embellish it with more of your favorite meats and spices to give it your own flare.
Dec 10, 2011
My mom and girlfriend really liked this recipe and declared it a keeper. I went with the majority of the reviewers and decreased the cayenne by half a teaspoon and it was perfect; just hot enough to keep it interesting but not where all you tasted was heat.
Oct 31, 2011
Very easy to make and my family loves it!!
Mar 8, 2011
My Fiance' and I LOVED this!! I would decrease the amount of pepper just a little to cool it down, but it ROCKED!!
Mar 1, 2011
While I agree, this is a gumbo not Jambalaya, it still tastes good and is great form the crock-pot. I didnt add any of the cayenne and used a dash of tabasco instead and I had to leave out the shrimp cause I am allergic to seafood.I did add some chopped onions and bell peppers (to make the "holy trinity" of creole cooking.All in all not bad and my family (including small kids) likes it.
Feb 28, 2011
I used less of the cayenne, and still it was very spicy !