creole style shrimp jambalaya | superman cooks

Shrimp Jambalaya

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: EntrĂ©e
  • Cuisine: French American


Whether your're celebrating Mardi Gras or cooking for the family, Creole Style Shrimp Jambalaya is a classic recipe that can be on your table in 30 minutes.



  • 8 oz of your favorite sausage
  • 1 lb raw large shrimp
  • 2 C uncooked brown rice
  • 16 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 large red pepper, chopped
  • 2 C chopped celery
  • 1/4 C chopped green onions
  • 1/4 C hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil


  1. In a large pot that has a lid that will fit tightly, heat olive oil and add diced onion, garlic, red pepper and sausage. Cook over medium heat until sausage is browned. Remove sausage and set aside.
  2. Add rice and stir and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes, celery and spices along with 3 C water and reduce heat to medium low and cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove lid and add shrimp, sausage that has been sliced into 1/4 inch coins along with hot sauce to top of mixture. Replace cover and cook an additional 5 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed and shrimp are cooked.
  4. Place in serving containers and top with green onion.

Keywords: shrimp, jambalaya, one pot meal, mardi gras, fat tuesday, creole, southern, rice

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