Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 1 - Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 - lb(s) andouille sausage
  • 2 - small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 - lb(s) cooked shrimp without tails
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 2 - celery stalk(s)
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - tsp minced garlic
  • 15 - oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 4 - oz. can(s) green chiles
  • 1 - Tbsp Creole seasoning
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 3 - cup(s) chicken stock**
  • 1 1/2 - cup(s) white rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open and drain the cans of diced tomatoes and green chilies.
  2. Slice the andouille sausage into 1-inch circles.
  3. Cut the chicken breasts into bite size pieces.
  4. Chop the onion, celery and red bell pepper.
  5. In a large saucepan, heat the oil and add the andouille sausage, chicken and shrimp. Toss in the chopped onion, celery, bell pepper, minced garlic, diced tomatoes, green chiles and Creole seasoning. Saute for 5 to 7 minutes, tossing often.
  6. Pour in the chicken stock and bring to bubbling. Then stir in the rice and cover and cook for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Prepare veggies.
  8. Serve Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • Half of the sliced andouille sausage
  • Half of the chicken pieces
  • 1 lb. cooked shrimp
  • Half of the chopped onion
  • Half of the chopped celery
  • Half of the chopped red bell pepper
  • Half of the drained diced tomatoes
  • Half of the drained green chiles
  • 1 Tbsp Creole seasoning
  • Salt and pepper

Do NOT add the chicken stock or rice. Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a large saucepan. Bring to bubbling, then add chicken stock and rice and cook as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Chicken & Shrimp Jambalaya

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and bring contents of bag in saucepan to boiling, then stir in the chicken stock and rice. Cook for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender.
Serve with veggies.

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