Everything Jambalaya or "Jambalika"!

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

I watched Rachel Ray make this on "30 Minute Meals" the other day while home sick with a cold. This looks super easy to make and as close to the original as you can get in 30 minutes! This would be a perfect meal for Monday Night Football!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook rice to package directions.
  2. Place a large, deep skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Add oil and butter to the pan.
  4. Cube chicken and place in hot oil and butter.
  5. Brown chicken 3 minutes, add sausage, and cook 2 minutes more.
  6. Add onion, celery, pepper, bay, and cayenne.
  7. Saute vegetables 5 minutes, sprinkle flour over the pan and cook 1 or 2 minutes more.
  8. Stir in tomatoes and broth and season with cumin, chili, poultry seasoning, and Worcestershire.
  9. Bring liquids to a boil and add shrimp.
  10. Simmer shrimp 5 minutes until pink and firm.
  11. Remove the pot from the heat and place on a trivet.
  12. Ladle jambalaya into shallow bowls.
  13. Using an ice cream scoop, place a scoop of rice on to the center of the bowlfuls of jambalaya.
  14. Sprinkle dishes with salt, pepper, chopped scallions, and thyme leaves.


Most Helpful

Very tasty and impressive meal with a lot less cooking time than expected.

rosslare June 10, 2011

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