8 reviews, 4.9 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Makes: 6 servings (about 7 cups)


1/3 pound shrimp; peeled and deveined
1/2 cup onion; chopped
1/3 cup celery; chopped
1/4 cup green sweet pepper; chopped
2 cloves Garlic; minced
2 tablespoons cooking oil
2 cups chicken broth
1 14.5-oz can diced tomatoes; undrained
10 ounces andouille or kielbasa sausage; halved lengthwise and chopped
3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
1 teaspoon dried thyme; crushed
1/2 teaspoon dried basil; crushed
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 bay leaf
1 cup cooked ham; cubed

Original recipe makes 6 Servings



1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen; set aside. In a 12-inch skillet cook onion, celery, sweet pepper, and garlic in hot oil until tender. Stir in chicken broth, undrained tomatoes, sausage, rice, thyme, basil, ΒΌ teaspoon black pepper, red pepper, and bay leaf. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.

2. Stir in shrimp. Return to boiling. Simmer, covered, about 5 minutes more or until shrimp turn opaque and rice is tender. Stir in ham; heat through. Discard bay leaf.

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Received several sincere comments that it was the best Jambalaya people had ever had. It was the best I've had as well
devin_wala 3w ago

Good recipie. Canned tomatoes were too sweet. Had to add more seasoning and a bit of vinegar to balance it out.
ladijas 3w ago

This is the best I've ever had.
goldens4 1m ago

I marinated my shrimp in siracha and added some carne asada seasoning to pork (I actually used pork butt instead of ham) it was the perfect amount of heat! Going onto the meal calendar for sure!
tatumileneking 2m ago

Sorry. Forgot to type something. Good, easy meal. I went with the kielbasa because some who were eating didn't like spicy food. I also added scallops. I found out there wasn't enough rice so at the end I had to add minute rice. You may want to increase that when you add your ingredients.
ljt431 2m ago

Wow! Today was my first time trying this recipe and it is great! Just the right amount of spice.
ch1130 5m ago

Made this for my family and it was a big hit. Added a couple if things to make it my own but it was great.
Bigern2 6y ago

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Caylor2927 6y ago

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