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Seafood Jambalaya

Create a flavorful and aromatic seafood jambalaya with this delicious recipe.

  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x


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1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
2 red onions, chopped
5 green onions, chopped
1 large green bell pepper, chopped
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 bay leaves
1 jalapeño chili, finely chopped with seeds
1 tablespoon Creole Seasoning
1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 pound andouille sausage or hot Italian sausage, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
3/4 pound ham, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 14 1/2ounce cans chicken broth
1 16ounce can plum tomatoes, diced, with liquid
3 cups long-grain rice


Melt butter in a heavy large Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
Add red onions, 4 green onion, bell pepper, garlic, bay leaves, jalapeño, Creole Seasoning, cayenne pepper and oregano. Cover and cook until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.
Mix in tomato paste.
Add sausage, ham, broth, tomatoes and rice. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
Reduce heat to low, cover and cook until rice is very tender, stirring occasionally, about 1 hour.
Garnish with remaining green onion and serve.


You can substitute the sausage with bacon or any other type of protein of your choice.
You can adjust the amount of Creole Seasoning and cayenne pepper according to your taste preference.

  • Author: 9
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Cajun
  • Diet: Halal


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 650 kcal
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Sodium: 1100mg
  • Fat: 30g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 18g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 50g
  • Cholesterol: 125mg

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