Easy Jambalaya Recipe

Easy Jambalaya Recipe

This jambalaya recipe is made with shrimp, sausage, rice, and peppers in tomato sauce. Customize to make this recipe as spicy or mild as you like.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Fry bacon in a large, heavy Dutch oven until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.​
  2. Step 2

    Add onions, peppers, celery, and garlic to bacon drippings. Cook until onions and peppers are soft, stirring occasionally, 4 to 5 minutes.​
  3. Step 3

    Add sausage . Brown on all sides. Add crushed tomatoes, chicken broth, rice, cumin, and cajun seasoning. Let jambalaya come to a boil, then turn the heat down to medium-low, and let jambalaya simmer 20 minutes or until rice is al dente (tender, but not mushy). Taste, and adjust seasonings.​
  4. Step 4

    Add shrimp. Cook 5 more minutes or until shrimp is cooked through. Crumble bacon in jambalaya. Stir. Top with chopped spring onions, and serve.