Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Spice up boxed jambalaya with extra ingredients and taste while still saving time. Using chopped cooked chicken, onions, and peppers from the freezer and a box mix puts Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya on the table in less than 30 minutes.

White bowl and fork with rice, black beans, sausage, tomatoes, and green chilies

White bowl and fork with rice, black beans, sausage, tomatoes, and green chilies

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Creole
Servings: 6 servings
Calories per Serving: 438
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3 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Using chopped cooked chicken, onions, and peppers from the freezer along with a box mix puts Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya on the table in under 30 minutes.

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Bring water and Rotel tomatoes and green chilies to a boil in a large pot. Add black beans, cooked chicken, sautéed onions and peppers, and rice mix. Cover and return to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes. In a skillet, sauté the sliced kielbasa until browned. Drain off grease and add kielbasa slices to the rice mixture, stirring gently. Continue cooking until the 20 minutes is up and the rice is tender. Serve immediately.

Notes

Note: To reduce the amount of fat, drain the kielbasa in a colander and rinse with hot water before adding to the rice.
Recipe Author: Mary Ann Kelley

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Mary Ann Kelley has been creating meal plans online for over 15 years, first as part of TheHomeSchoolMom's cooking resources for busy moms and later on Menus4Moms, which has been highlighted by "Diner's Journal," The New York Times' Blog on Dining Out, and PBS Parents' "Kitchen Explorer."

Mary Ann loves cooking and she loves planning/organizing, so meal planning is a natural intersection of the two. She believes her mission for the meal plans is being fulfilled when visitors let her know that she has helped them save time and money by teaching them to plan ahead and become more efficient in the kitchen.

When Mary Ann is not cooking or publishing, she enjoys reading, researching genealogy, and traveling.

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