One Pot Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage
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One Pot Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage

One Pot Jambalaya with Shrimp and Andouille Sausage is a tasty soup-like jambalaya with a tomato/chicken broth base. It's full of flavor and ready in 45 min! Leftovers taste even better.
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword jambalaya recipe, jumbalaya, one pot jambalaya, shrimp and sausage jambalaya, spicy jambalaya
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 480cal
Author Joanne Schweitzer


  • 12 ounces Aidells Cajun Style Andouille sausage sliced into 1/4" slices
  • 2 cups of peeled deveined shrimp
  • 4 cups of chicken broth or stock
  • 1 large red bell pepper diced
  • 1 large green bell pepper diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 cup of instant rice
  • 28 oz cannned petite diced tomatoes with juice
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp of dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp of paprika
  • 3 cloves of minced garlic or 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt to taste
  • freshly cracked black pepper


  • In a large stock pot on medium heat, add olive oil, onions, peppers, garlic and the bay leaf. Cook for 5 minutes covered.
  • Add tomatoes, sausage, chicken broth or stock and remaining seasonings and cook on medium heat for 25 minutes.
  • Add instant rice and shrimp. Stir and cook for 5 minutes or until rice is tender and shrimp turns orange. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes.



  • Substitute mild sausage for Andouille sausage or double the amount of shrimp instead.
  • Instead of shrimp, add shredded cooked chicken or raw cubed chicken when you add the peppers.
  • Instead of minute rice, add cooked long grain rice.


Store this Spicy Jambalaya in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. It may be frozen for several months. Bring it to work in plastic meal planning bowls.


Serving: 0g | Calories: 480cal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 1591mg | Potassium: 859mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1084IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 141mg | Iron: 4mg