Dan's Jambalaya

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 45m
Ready In

"My son, Dan, made this recipe for a social I was having with my cooking and recipes group at my house, and everyone loved it. Some said it was the best they had ever had. I had some, and couldn't leave it alone. It really is incredibly delicious. Try it and see for yourself! "

Original recipe yields 8 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (664.1 g)
  • Calories 749.5
  • Total Fat - 42.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 13.3 g
  • Cholesterol - 79.8 mg
  • Sodium - 1868.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 59.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8.7 g
  • Sugars - 10.4 g
  • Protein - 33.9 g
  • Calcium - 282.2 mg
  • Iron - 5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 70.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Cook the rice using the chicken stock as the liquid, following directions on bag or box of rice. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large thick pot on medium-high heat.

Step 3

Add chicken thighs, brown on all sides, and cook about 10-15 minutes.

Step 4

Add sausage, half the Tony's seasoning, and salt. Cover, lower heat, and cook until chicken is done, about 15 minutes.

Step 5

Remove chicken and sausage, and drain all except 1/3 of the drippings from the pot.

Step 6

Add onions, celery, bell pepper and garlic, and saute until tender.

Step 7

Stir in tomato with chilis, tomato sauce, the rest of the Tony's seasoning and salt, and returned chicken (de-boned), and sausage to the pot. Cover, and simmer about 10 minutes.

Step 8

Add shrimp, parsley, and green onion tops, cooking an additional 5 minutes, covered.

Step 9

Fold in cooked rice,and simmer about 10 minutes.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



I never made jambalaya before. This recipe was amazing. It was spicy. I followed the directions almost exactly. I added a little more tomato sauce to the dish. I probably had more meat and shrimp. My DH said it is a keeper. Just a note- Rotel makes a mild version of tomatoes w/chillis. Thanks for the recipe.

review by:
(23 Feb 2013)


I made this for my boyfriend and I because we like spicy food and it was fabulous! Just the right amount of spices and the flavor was excellent! Thanks to Dan for creating this Jambalaya!

review by:
(20 Feb 2013)


After having the first bite of this Jambalaya I fell in love for the second time (Shhh, don't tell my boyfriend). This has got to be one of the best things I have ever tasted. The balance of flavors were perfect and it was spicy and delicious and we both loved it so much we fought over the leftovers! Dan, you can come over and have this with us anytime I make it. I so appreciate that you saved it here for us Auntie. A true gem!

review by:
(26 Sep 2012)