Jalapeno Cheddar Sausage Jambalaya

Sausage, chicken and shrimp come together deliciously in this from-scratch, hearty Cajun classic.


  • 6 Kentucky Legend Artisan Crafted Series® Jalapeno Cheddar Sausages, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken thighs, cubed
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tsp Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp each dried thyme and oregano
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups converted long-grain white rice
  • 2 cups sodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 can (28 oz) fire-roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


1. Heat oil in large, straight-sided skillet set over medium-high heat; cook sausage and chicken for about 10 minutes or until browned. Transfer to plate using slotted spoon; set aside.
2. In same skillet, combine onion, pepper, celery, garlic, bay leaf, Creole seasoning, thyme, oregano, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium; cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until softened. Stir in rice until well coated.
3. Add broth, diced tomatoes, and reserved sausage and chicken with any accumulated juices; bring to boil.
4. Cover and cook for 15 to 18 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff with fork. Sprinkle with green onions and parsley.

Tip: Cook 1 lb large shrimp along with the chicken and sausage for an authentic Louisiana combination.

Nutrition Information

Per 1/6 recipe
Calories 600
Fat 29g
Saturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 150mg
Sodium 1660mg
Carbohydrate 51g
Fiber 4g
Sugars 5g
Protein 34g
prep time
25 MIN
total time
1 HR 0 MIN