Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe -Best Jambalaya Crock Pot Recipe

Cajun Chicken sausage jambalaya recipe

How To Cook An Easy Jambalaya Crock Pot Recipe!

My kids constantly request my Cajun Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe.  I love this jambalaya crock pot recipe! Who doesn’t like an easy slow cooker jambalaya recipe? Remember, I specialize in healthy Cajun recipes and this healthy jambalaya recipe gets SO MANY requests.  When you taste the dish, you’ll easy understand why.  Chicken crock pot recipes are the best and especially an easy Louisiana jambalaya crock pot recipe!  Dinner is done! I couldn’t wait to feature my easy Louisiana chicken jambalaya recipe on my healthy food blog! A perfect leftover turkey recipe or pick up Rotisserie chicken recipe. My jambalaya crock pot chicken sausage recipe from KITCHEN 101 isn’t the typical or traditional version, however, this will become a quick favorite recipe.  Such an easy method to cook a time-consuming recipe. Lots of people like crock pot cooking to try my easy cabbage roll recipe.

Cajun Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe from Crock Pot chapter of KITCHEN 101 cookbook

Make this favorite healthy Cajun recipe for a favorite jambalaya crock pot recipe. Just prep the ingredients and plug in the cooker. Dinner cooks itself.  This tastes like the traditional chicken sausage jambalaya recipe but the difference is this chicken jambalaya cooks itself. So good!

Makes 8 (1 1/2 cup) servings

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into chunks
1/2 pound reduced-fat sausage, sliced
1 cup chopped celery
1 large onion, chopped
1 green pepper, seeded and chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes
2 cups fat-free chicken broth
2 tablespoons tomato paste
Salt and pepper to taste
2 cups instant brown rice
1/2 chopped green onions

1. In 3 1/2-6-quart slow cooker, insert plastic liner if desired and place chicken and sausage in pot. Add remaining ingredients except brown rice and green onions.
2. Cook on LOW 2 1/2 hours. Turn to HIGH and stir in rice and green onions. Cook, covered 30 minutes more or until the rice is tender and liquid absorbed.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 220 Calories from Fat 13% Fat 3g Saturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 46mg Sodium 652mg Carbohydrates 28g Dietary Fiber 3g Total Sugars 6g Protein 19g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 2 1/2 lean meat

Terrific Tip: Use low-sodium chicken broth for a diabetic-friendly recipe.  Tired of wasting tomato paste? Buy in a tube and squeeze out desired amount!  I simplify cooking!

Simple Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe! What is Jambalaya? Holly Clegg's trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence: Cooking Basics Plus 150 Easy Healthy RecipesKITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence: Cooking Basics Plus 150 Easy Healthy Recipes

This classic Louisiana jambalaya recipe made with chicken, rice and vegetables traditionally can be so tedious and time consuming. You probably think this slow cooker jambalaya recipe is from my Louisiana cookbook with healthy Cajun Recipes.

Actually, this mouth-watering easy crock pot Jambalaya recipe is from my trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101 cookbook and  from the Crock Pot Convenience Chapter.  Best of all, it is probably the easiest chicken sausage jambalaya recipe.  If you like sausage, think of this recipe as a Sausage Jambalaya with chicken.  I found a great low fat chicken sausage. This chicken and sausage jambalaya recipe answers your cooking needs for an easy chicken dinner.

Slow Cooker Liners Are My Favorite For Slow Cooker Jambalaya Recipe

Reynolds Kitchens Slow Cooker Liners (Regular Size, 6 Count)Reynolds Kitchens Slow Cooker Liners (Regular Size, 6 Count)

Have you ever used slow cooker liners? I LOVE using the slow cooker liners!! Not only is clean up easier but so is transferring the food from the slow cooker to my serving dish.  My crock pot jambalaya recipe packs flavor and shortcuts!

Healthy crock pot cooking gets a chapter in KITCHEN 101.  Crock Pot Convenience chapter is SO POPULAR! Everyone loves a healthy slow cooker chicken recipe!  I include crock pot dinners to desserts! I use liners in all the recipes. Who doesn’t enjoy a jambalaya crock pot recipe because jambalaya can usually require lots of cooking time and attention?


Pull Apart Bread Goes Great With My Cajun Chicken Sausage Jambalaya RecipePull Apart Bread RecipePull Apart Bread Recipe


Whip up my scrumptious Pull Apart Bread to go with your meal! Pull Apart Bread is one of my most favorite bread recipes and it is made with reduced fat crescent rolls.  People think this bread is unbelievably good.  No matter whatever else you cook, this Pull Apart Bread from Too Hot in the Kitchen Cookbook  steals the show!


Healthy Louisiana Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe Uses Leftover Chicken

Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe turns leftovers into the next night chicken dinner! Take a short cut and use leftover cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken. Toss in the chicken at the end with the rice.  This Cajun Chicken Sausage jambalaya is also diabetic friendly if you use no-salt chicken broth. Therefore, you feel good about feeding your guests my easy healthy recipes.  Get all the Louisiana flavor without the effort.  I have tons of easy healthy Cajun recipes and southern recipes in my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook

Another Easy Chicken Jambalaya Recipe For Last Minute Chicken Dinner

Cajun Chicken sausage jambalaya recipe is slow cooker jambalaya recipe

Speedy Chicken Sausage Jambalaya from  trim&TERRIFIC Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle At Any Age

Use leftover cooked chicken for this Cajun Chicken Sausage recipe. It is a fun, quick recipe with only  five ingredients.  Sometimes, you need a speedy version for a fast southern favorite dinner. Serve with rice.  My Louisiana Chicken Sausage jambalaya recipe doubles easily for more people.  This recipe is in the Table For Two Chapter in Too Hot in the Kitchen.

Makes 2 servings

4 ounces reduced-fat smoked sausage, diced
1/2 pound cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in strips or chunks
1 1/4 cups salsa
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 cup chopped green onions

1. In large nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until done. Drain excess grease. Add chicken, salsa, and thyme. Bring to a boil and reduce heat.  Add green onions, cooking 5 minutes longer. Serve over rice.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 327 Calories from fat 20% Fat 7g Saturated Fat 2g Cholesterol 116mg Sodium 1152mg Carbohydrate 18g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 8g Protein 42g Dietary Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 5 lean meat


Here’s some of my cookbooks.  You are in for a surprise because these easy healthy cookbooks are practical.  My goal is to get you in and out of the kitchen in 30 minutes using everyday ingredients.  All recipes include nutritional information. You’ll find my easiest KITCHEN 101 cookbook to my women’s healthy cookbook so you have a variety.  If you like cooking healthy Cajun food, then my book with Louisiana recipes is for you!  See you in the kitchen!

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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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