Shrimp, Chicken, and Andouille Sausage Jambalaya

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

From Chef John Besh, as printed in Men's Health June 2008

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat a large cast-iron pot over high heat.
  2. Lower the heat to medium-high and add the sausage and bacon.
  3. Cook the meat as evenly as possible, stirring slowly, until the fat is released.
  4. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, add it to the pot, and turn the heat to high.
  5. Once the chicken has browned, add the celery, onions, green pepper, and garlic.
  6. Continue to stir, allowing the ingredients to brown without burning.
  7. Lower the heat to medium and stir in the thyme, bay leaf, paprika, cayenne, and rice.
  8. Keep stirring for 5 to 7 minutes over medium heat.
  9. Add the tomatoes and broth, raise the heat back to high until the liquid boils, and then cover and reduce to a low simmer for 15 minutes.
  10. Season the shrimp and crawfish (if using) with salt and pepper, and add them to the pot.
  11. Keep the pot covered for an additional 5 minutes before removing from the heat and adding the green onions.
  12. Check for seasonings. Add salt, pepper, and the celery salt.
Most Helpful

8 servings?? For 8 jolly green giants!! Great recipe! ! I did have to split this between a large deep skillet and a pot as I didn't have a large cast iron pot. You can feed 15-20 people easily!

Michael T. December 20, 2014