- Traci Hatchett
Slow Cooker Spicy Jambalaya Recipe
Updated: Feb 2
We're paying homage to Mardi Gras (Tuesday, February 21, 2023) by making one of my favorite traditional New Orleans dishes... spicy jambalaya!
Not only is this recipe rich with spice, it's delicious and very easy to make too. Try it, we guarantee you're going to love it!
"Let the good times roll..."
Spicy Jambalaya Recipe
1 pound andouille Cajun style sausage (sliced 1/2 inch thick) 2 green bell peppers (chopped) 2 stalks celery (sliced) 1 bunch scallions (chopped) 1 28-oz can diced tomatoes 1 cup converted rice 1 1/2 cups (low-sodium) chicken broth 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/8 cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 pound medium or large shrimp, peeled and deveined Fresh chopped parsley (for topping)
1. Combine the sausage, peppers, celery, scallions, tomatoes, rice, chicken broth, Cajun seasoning, bay leaves, thyme, and cayenne in a 6-quart slow cooker.
2. Cover and cook on low, 4 hours, adding the shrimp during the last 20 minutes of cooking. 3. Discard the bay leaves. Serve topped with parsley, your favorite cornbread & enjoy!