Best Jambalaya Recipe

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This has got to be the best jambalaya recipe I have ever tried, and it’s by Kikifoodies on Youtube. I served it once at a gathering, and everyone loved it! It’s incredibly tasty and can feed a big crowd. Read on or watch the video below for full instructions.



Spice mix:

  • 1 tablespoon of onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of cayenne pepper or chili pepper


  • 2 chicken breasts (cut into small pieces)
  • 1/2 pound of shrimp (washed, peeled, and deveined)
  • 4 medium hot dogs or sausages


  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 hot chili pepper
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup of tomato paste
  • 5 spring onions


  • 3 1/2 cups of raw rice (long grain)
  • 2 cups of chicken stock
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of thyme
  • 1 tablespoon of spice mix
  • 1 chicken seasoning cube


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Step 1:

In a medium bowl, combine all the spice ingredients. Add 1 teaspoon to the chicken and mix well. Next, add 1 teaspoon to the shrimp and mix until well coated.

Step 2:

In a food processor, add sliced tomatoes and hot chili pepper. Blend well until it’s crushed.

Step 3:

Add oil to a pan and cook the seasoned chicken. In the same pan, fry the sausages, then cook the shrimp. Transfer to a plate.

Best Jambalaya Recipe Ingredients
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Step 4:

Add more oil to the pan, then add chopped onions and minced garlic. Fry until softened. Next, add tomato paste and cook for a few minutes. Add the blended tomatoes, spice mix, thyme, chicken bouillon, chopped red bell pepper, washed rice, chicken stock, water, and salt. Mix then cover with the lid. Cook for 30 minutes on low heat.

Step 5:

After 30 minutes, remove the lid and add the cooked, shrimp, sausages, and chicken onto the rice. Mix everything until well combined.

Best Jambalaya Recipe Instructions
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Step 6:

Serve and enjoy while still warm!


Best Jambalaya Recipe

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