Easy Jambalaya

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.

Yield: Makes 8 Servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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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. 1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cover and cook on Low 5 hours.
  2. 2. Add shrimp; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until shrimp is cooked.
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