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Sausage & Shrimp Jambalaya Kudos Kitchen Style
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Warm and spicy, meaty and comforting. My Kudos Kitchen style Sausage & Shrimp Jambalaya will make you want to kick up your heels and party all Mardi Gras season, and beyond!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Cajun Inspired
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée - Kudos Kitchen
  • 1 pound smoked sausage cut into ½ round slices
  • 1 medium green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2 ribs celery chopped (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cans 15.5 ounces, diced tomatoes
  • cups chicken broth or stock
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon Old Bay seafood seasoning
  • cups brown rice long grain or instant (see below for cooking either type)
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp peeled and deveined. Tail off, optional
  1. In a large Dutch oven or stockpot, heat the oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the bell pepper, onion, and celery to the pot. Cook, stirring occasionally for approximately 2 minutes.
  3. Add the smoked sausage to the pot to brown, stirring occasionally, for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the garlic, diced tomatoes, chicken stock, Cajun seasoning, Old Bay seasoning, salt, and pepper to the pot.
  5. Bring the contents of the pot to a simmer and add the brown rice. Cover.
  6. *Note - if using long grain brown cook covered for 40-45 minutes or until the rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
  7. *Note - if using instant brown rice, add the rice, cover and turn off heat until the rice is tender and almost all the liquid is absorbed (approximately 10 minutes)
  8. Add the shrimp to the pot (return the heat to medium). Stir and cook covered an additional 5-7 minutes or until the shrimp are pink and opaque.
  9. Serve hot.
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

large stock pot with lid or Dutch oven
cutting board
chef's knife
can opener
measuring spoons
measuring cups
wooden spoon or spatula