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Slow Cooker Jambalaya

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Spicy and flavorful slow cooker jambalaya is instant family favorite comfort food you will fix again and again. Way too easy and delicious to make only once! 

Ingredients

  • 1 package andouille sausage
  • 1/2 pound uncooked shrimp (peeled and de-veined)
  • 1 large boneless skinless chicken breast, pounded to even thickness
  • 3 bell peppers (one each of green, red, and yellow or orange), diced
  • 1 white or yellow onion, diced
  • 2-3 jalapeños (see note), seeds and stems removed
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 30-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons store-bought or homemade cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper, or to taste
  • cilantro or parsley, for topping (optional)
  • Instructions

  • Slice sausage into sections (about ¼ inch thick slices). Remove tails from shrimp if they are still on. Chop chicken into 1-inch pieces.
  • Add sausage, chicken, bell peppers, onion, jalapeños, chicken broth, tomatoes, minced garlic, cajun seasoning, and salt and pepper to greased slow cooker and stir to combine. Cover and cook for 3-4 hours on low. Stir in rice and cook another 1-2 hours until rice is fully cooked and tender
  • About 20 minutes before serving, uncover slow cooker, stir in shrimp, re-cover and cook for another 15-20 minutes. Stir contents of slow cooker, sprinkle with chopped cilantro or parsley if desired, and serve hot.
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