Jambalaya in a slow cooker

Jambalaya in a slow cooker


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About this recipe: This jambalaya recipe has taken years to perfect. It takes chicken, smoked sausage, onions, peppers, celery and tomatoes in a slow cooker to create the most wonderfully spicy dish. Serve over freshly cooked rice or pasta.


Serves: 12 

  • 450g skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets, cut into 2.5cm chunks
  • 450g smoked pork sausage, sliced
  • 2 (400g) tins chopped tomatoes
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 125g celery, chopped
  • 250ml chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried parsley
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 450g frozen cooked and peeled prawns

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:8hr  ›  Ready in:8hr20min 

  1. In a slow cooker, mix together the chicken, sausage, tomatoes, onion, green pepper, celery and stock. Season with oregano, parsley, Cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper and thyme.
  2. Cover and cook for 7 to 8 hours on Low for 3 to 4 hours on High. Stir in the prawns during the last 30 minutes of cook time.

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Reviews (32)


Used different ingredients. When I make this I use cooking chorizo. The smokey, spicy flavour counterpoints the chicken and the prawns perfectly! - 25 Mar 2011


Used different ingredients. Made with chicken thighs and added butternut squash and sweet potato at the end. - 31 Dec 2010


Went down a storm with our friends..Important to keep checking taste so you can add more seasoning as it cooks. - 31 Dec 2010

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