Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe -Best Jambalaya Crock Pot Recipe

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How To Cook An Easy Jambalaya Crock Pot Recipe!

My kids constantly request my Cajun Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe and I love this jambalaya crock pot recipe! Who doesn’t like easy slow cooker jambalaya recipe? Remember, I specialize in healthy Cajun recipes.  This healthy jambalaya recipe gets SO MANY requests.  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 isn’t the typical or traditional version.  However, this recipe will become a quick favorite.  Such an easy method to cook a time-consuming recipe.


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Have you ever used slow cooker liner 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! Who doesn’t enjoy a jambalaya crock pot recipe because jambalaya can usually require lots of cooking time and attention?

Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe Simple! What is Jambalaya?

This Louisiana jambalaya classic made with meat, rice and vegetables traditionally can be so tedious to prepare.  However, this mouth-watering easy crock pot Jambalaya recipe from my trim&TERRIFIC KITCHEN 101 cookbook packs so much flavor.  Best of all, it is probably the easiest chicken sausage jambalaya recipe.  If you like sausage, think of this 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.

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

Make this favorite healthy Cajun one-pot meal recipe.  Just prep the ingredients and plug in the cooker. Dinner cooks itself. Tastes like the traditional chicken sausage jambalaya recipe but this chicken jambalaya cooks itself.

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. Cover and cook 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 diabetic friendly. Also, look for healthy chicken or turkey sausage. Tired of wasting tomato paste? Buy in a tube and squeeze out desired amount!


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Healthy Louisiana Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe Uses Leftover Chicken

Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe turns leftovers into the next night chicken dinner! Use leftover cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken. Another simple version. like my crock pot jambalaya recipe.  This Cajun jambalaya is also diabetic friendly if you use no-salt chicken broth. Therefore, you feel good about feeding your guests my easy healthy recipes  You 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

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Use leftover cooked chicken to create another easy southern favorite. Serve with rice.  My Louisiana Chicken Sausage jambalaya recipe doubles easily for more people.

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

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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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2 thoughts on “Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe -Best Jambalaya Crock Pot Recipe

  1. Your crock pot recipe for chicken sausage jambalaya was really good! I added shrimps at the last half hour and it brought out the flavor even more. This was my first jambalaya and definitely won’t be my last.

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