Jambalaya w/shrimp, chicken and sausage

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

Had this for the first time at a dinner party, now I HAVE to make it every month or so. It's better if you have the sausage, chicken and shrimp prepared before starting, that way you can dig in once the rice is cooked.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown smoked sausage and drain excess grease.
  2. Set aside along with pre-cooked shrimp and chicken.
  3. Fry bacon until crisp in 3-quart Dutch oven or large deep skillet.
  4. Do not drain.
  5. Stir in celery, rice, onion, garlic and green pepper.
  6. Cook and stir over medium-high heat for 5 minutes.
  7. Add tomato sauce, sausage, water, barbecue sauce, salt and cayenne.
  8. Stir.
  9. Bring to a boil.
  10. Cover.
  11. Simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  12. Add chicken and shrimp, allow to simmer another 10 minutes until heated.
Most Helpful

Holy Shomoly....what an awesome recipe!!! I gobbled down 2 bowl fulls. This was my first time making jambalaya from scratch. All the chopping was a little time consuming, but well worth it all. Even my son said this recipe was a definate keeper. It was a little spicy for his taste, but I thought it was perfect, just enough to give it a kick, but not so much you are rushing around to find a drink. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. I won't go back to the boxed kind again.

Sidd August 13, 2003

J--this is delicious! Very easy, the work is in the prep. Get that done first,and then get ready to go. I left out the celery, only because you said you did, and I wan't in a celery mood, lol. I wasn't entirely sure about the bbq sauce, but you know...it's perfect in this! It adds a subtle smoky flavor that goes well with the other ingredients. We absolutely loved it J, and will be making it again. Thanks! (OK tt, now you don't have to be afraid to try it :P)

ciao January 30, 2004

This was a big hit at our house! We didn't add the bacon, chicken or shrimp. Only had chipotle bbq sauce and it still turned out great!

brandimcd March 17, 2013