Easy Jambalaya

Easy Jambalaya Recipe
Photo: Rob Culpepper; Styling: Paden Reich
Easy Jambalaya is just the dish for weeknight comfort. Made in your slow cooker, Easy Jambalaya comes together quickly and is boasting with flavor.


Makes 8 Servings
Total time: 5 Hours, 41 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 11 Minutes
Total: 5 Hours, 41 Minutes


2 pounds skinned and boned chicken thighs
1 pound smoked sausage, cut into 2-inch slices
1 (12-oz.) container refrigerated prechopped celery, onion, and bell pepper mix
1 (28-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
3 garlic cloves, chopped
3 cups chicken broth
1 tablespoon Cajun spice mix
1 3/4 cups uncooked converted rice
3/4 pound unpeeled, jumbo raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
Garnish: chopped fresh parsley


1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low 5 hours.

2. Add shrimp; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until shrimp is cooked.

Our Best Slow Cooker Suppers,

Southern Living

November 2013
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