Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins
Easy to make, and easily accomodates your preference for sausage, shrimp, chicken, etc. A quick one-pot meal! From the Houston Chronicle, some time ago. Enjoy!
- 1⁄4 cup butter or 1⁄4 cup margarine
- 1⁄2 cup chopped green onion
- 2 cups uncle ben converted rice
- 1 (13 1/4 ounce) can mushroom pieces or 1 (13 1/4 ounce) can canned mushroom slices, drained
- Tony Chachere's Seasoning (preferred) or other cajun seasoning or creole seasoning (don't skimp here!)
- 1 (10 ounce) can Rotel tomatoes & chilies
- 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can French onion soup
- 1 (10 1/2 ounce) can beef broth
- 1 lb sausage (can use lite) or 1 lb shrimp or 1 lb chicken (your preference, cut into bite-size pieces, I have used half left over turkey or chicken, and half s)
- Preheat oven to 350.
- In a large dutch oven, saute the onions in the butter until soft.
- Add the rice, mixing until rice is coated.
- Simmer for about 5 minutes.
- Add the mushrooms and cajun seasoning to taste and simmer another 5 minutes.
- Stir in the tomatoes, onion soup and beef broth.
- Add your meat choice, and stir to combine.
- Cover the pot (dutch oven), and place in oven, baking 45-60 minutes.
- Stir once, halfway through cooking time.
Believe it or not my husband and I had never tried Jambalaya. I was looking for an easy recipe just to see if we would like it. This was easy and hit the spot! I may try a more complicated one next time or just stay with this one. It's great!
Yum yum yum!! I left out the bell peppers because my family has texture issues and added leftover Thanksgiving Turkey. So good. The green pepper Tabasco Sauce sneaks up on you but we are a spicy-loving family. Thanks for posting a simple Jambalaya recipe...all the other ones I've found look complicated. I will be making this often!
Easy and versatile! I used 1/2 lb. smoked sausage and 1/2 lb. chicken tenderloins. I sauteed both with some cajun seasoning before adding to the rice mixture. It came out perfectly and the rice was all so separate! Great recipe - Thanks!