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Slow-Cooked Jambalaya Recipe

Slow-Cooked Jambalaya Recipe

—Sherry Huntwork, Gretna, Nebraska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6-1/4 hours YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Stir in shrimp and rice. Cover and cook 15 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 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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apschwartz
Reviewed 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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Mzok
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2013

"Excellent!"

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chicker30
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2012

"just add less spice so its not so hot"

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RaOwBe
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2011

"Very tasty!"

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tcbolton
Reviewed 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."

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Reviewed 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."

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dbraves
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011

"Very easy to make and my family loves it!!"

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Drktall1
Reviewed 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!!"

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jules.i.m
Reviewed 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."

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arb5643
Reviewed Feb. 28, 2011

"I used less of the cayenne, and still it was very spicy !"

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