The Big Easy Jambalaya

The Big Easy Jambalaya

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"This flavorful dish is perfect for a Mardi Gras party, and it really is 'big easy.' The recipe can be easily doubled to serve 16 by using 2 packages of Jambalaya Mix, doubling all the other ingredients and cooking in a Dutch oven or saucepot."

Ingredients

52 m servings 184 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 184 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 2.3 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 12.4 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 86 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 510 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in large deep skillet or 5-quart Dutch oven on medium heat. Add onion and bell peppers; cook and stir 7 minutes or until vegetables begin to soften.
  2. Stir in tomatoes, water and Jambalaya Mix. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in shrimp and sausage. Cover and cook 10 minutes longer or just until shrimp turn pink and rice and vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley, if desired.

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I love this Jambalaya mix, and have been using it to make a kickin' version of this recipe for years! I substitute beer and/or wine for the water, though. It gives the dish a greater depth of ...

We make this recipe for your manager;s scoial hour at Chase Suite Hotel in Baton Rouge once a week and recieve rave reviews from our guests. Make it the way it is written the first time you pre...

This was delicious and I didn't even have shrimp to add. But I know it would be awesome with shrimp too.

I'm almost embarrassed to admit this, but maybe it will help some fellow clueless chefs out there. Andouille sausage is a pre-cooked smoked pork sausage. Just beware if you make any sort of sa...

I got confused because I was trying to follow the directions and then follow the box directions. I choose to follow the box and it was too much water at the end. I would stick to these direction...

Excellent!! Didnt change a thing!!

I added another 1/4 cup water towards the end. I felt it was getting too dry before the shrimp and rice were finished cooking. The anduille sausage has quite a kick. You could substitute poli...

I was a bit skeptical using a boxed mix but considering I'd never made jambalaya before, I was nervous to try anything else for my Mardi Gras get together. This was absolutely delicious, easy, ...

I could not find the Zatarain's mix anywhere. I checked 3 supermarkets with no luck. I had all the other ingredients so I had to find a way to use it. I found a jambalaya mix recipe online but i...