Bayou Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

This simple Bayou Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya recipe is made with our fluffy, 10-minute white rice, succulent smoked sausage, chicken and the holy trinity of Cajun cooking.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings
SERVES 6
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® White Rice
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 rib of celery, finely chopped
  • 1 pkg (13 oz) smoked turkey sausage, sliced
  • 1 pkg (6 oz) grilled chicken breast strips, cubed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp creole seasoning
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  • Making this Louisiana-born delicacy isn’t as scary as it might seem. It’s a one-pan dish that requires very little effort. With help from our 10-minute Success® Boil-in-Bag White Rice, it also cooks up faster than the average jambalaya.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Heat oil in a large skillet. Sauté bell pepper, onions and celery for 5 minutes. Add sausage and chicken to skillet and sauté for an additional 3 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Stir in diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, creole seasoning and Worcestershire sauce and bring to a simmer.

    Step 4

  • Add cooked rice to skillet. Stir to thoroughly combine and heat through.

Love for Louisiana

Down on the bayou, you’re sure to find the perfect jambalaya. Originating in Louisiana, this recipe includes a mix of Spanish, French and West African flavors. It’s traditionally made with meat, sausage and seafood mixed together with vegetables and rice. Answer your craving tonight with this recipe or our Jumpin’ Jambalaya, inspired by the classic.

The majority of jambalaya recipes call for smoked sausages, such as andouille, along with pork or chicken and seafood. If it’s crawfish season, you best believe those are thrown in too!

Similar to paella, it’s also common to mix up the meats or seafood ingredients in traditional jambalaya. For ours, we put together chicken and smoked turkey sausage. These tender meats are sautéed with the holy trinity of Louisiana cooking, made up of diced onions, green bell peppers and celery.

All of these flavorful components are simmered together in a savory mix of tomato sauce, diced tomatoes, creole seasoning and Worcestershire sauce.

Last but not least, our precooked, 10-minute Success® White Rice gets added in and mixed until incorporated.

We’re a Little Shellfish

It’s not every day you get a chance to throw sausage, chicken and shrimp into a tasty rice combo. Our jambalaya makes it possible! Add some shrimp to this dish for an explosion of traditional jambalaya-inspired flavors.

Extra Spice is Always Nice

Looking for more kick? Crank up the heat in this dish by adding your choice of hot sauce, Cayenne pepper or some Cajun seasoning.