Cajun Jambalaya

Cajun Jambalaya


"Large shrimp and tender pieces of chicken breast are cooked with andouille sausage, sweet red peppers, and a flavored rice mixture for an easy Cajun-inspired dinner."


35 m servings 448 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 448 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 21.5 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 28.6 g
  • 57%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 135 mg
  • 45%
  • Sodium:
  • 388 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Season chicken and shrimp, if desired, with salt and ground black pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook chicken, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Remove chicken and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in same skillet and cook shrimp, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp and set aside.
  3. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same skillet over medium heat and cook red peppers and sausage, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until sausage is browned and peppers are crisp-tender. Stir in garlic and cook 1 minute. Add water and Knorr(R) Fiesta Sides(TM) - Spanish Rice. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium and cook covered, stirring occasionally, 7 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in chicken and shrimp.
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  1. 20 Ratings


I tried this tonight, it was outstanding, and really easy. The only thing I did differently was use frozen pepper and onions instead of fresh peppers as I had a bag in the freezer. My only rec...

This Jambalay was as easy to make as it was to eat . Wow what a taste treat.

Easy and delicious. I saw there was a Jambalaya rice so used it instead of the Spanish.

This was really good and extremely easy to make! The only reason I give it 4 stars instead of five, is because my family thought the spanish rice gave it too much of a mexican food flavor. I wil...

This is not how I would cook Jambalaya, but it was an easy start for me to teach someone else who thought Zataran brand Jambalaya was the best. We added onions and celery sweated in bacon fat, ...

Hubby tells me that this dish needs to go in the weekly rotation! I made it exactly as the recipe says. It was very easy and oh so yummy!

This recipe was really easy to make and took no time at all I made it for a New Orleans themed ladies night, and got great reviews from everyone! I added some celery and onion, and some cajun ...

Easy and tasty! We added a small onion but otherwise followed the recipe.

This is a great recipe and so easy to make! Iused pre-cooked shrimp, and I cooked plain rice in a rice cooker with one cube of spanish rice flavouring. When rice boiled I stirred the rest right ...