Cajun Jambalaya - Emeril Lagasse

Recipe by Cristina Barry

I am currently working on a Cajun themed get together. I'll let you know how this recipe works with my guests. Retrieved from

Top Review by punkinie

Very tasty. Used gulf shrimp & chicken thighs. Nice complex spicing. Rice is mushy only if you overcook it or it sits too long. So it's not a dish that holds well appearance wise but taste wise it's still good. My guests were very happy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl combine shrimp, chicken and Creole seasoning, and work in seasoning well.
  2. In a large saucepan heat oil over high heat with onion, pepper and celery, 3 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, tomatoes, bay leaves, Worcestershire and hot sauces.
  4. Stir in rice and slowly add broth.
  5. Reduce heat to medium and cook until rice absorbs liquid and becomes tender, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.
  6. When rice is just tender add shrimp and chicken mixture and sausage.
  7. Cook until meat is done, about 10 minutes more.
  8. Season to taste with salt, pepper and Creole seasoning.

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