How to Make the Best Chicken Jambalaya

Gluten Free
Popular
Health score
13%
How to Make the Best Chicken Jambalaya
55 min.
8
452kcal
29.92%sweetness
100%saltiness
25.76%sourness
16.76%bitterness
59.16%savoriness
66.05%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • tbsp butter unsalted
  • lb sausage sliced
  • lb chicken breast boneless skinless cut into bite sized pieces
  • cup onion yellow chopped
  • cup celery chopped
  • 0.5 cup bell pepper chopped
  • 0.5 cup bell pepper chopped
  • tbsp garlic minced
  • cup tomato sauce 
  • 14.5 oz tomatoes diced
  • 2.5 cups chicken stock see 
  • 1.5 cups rice rinsed uncooked
  • leaves bay leaves whole
  • tsp pepper black
  • tsp salt 
  • tsp pepper white
  • tsp thyme leaves dried
  • tsp pepper red
  • 0.5 tsp sage 

Equipment

  • bowl
  • oven
  • pot
  • stove
  • dutch oven

Directions

  1. Combine the creole seasoning ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Melt butter in a large dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the sausage until it starts to brown, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken and continue to cook until brown, about 3-5 minutes. Stir frequently.
  5. Turn the stove top down to medium heat.
  6. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Stir in the seasoning mix of cajun spices and 1/2 of the chopped onion, celery, green bell pepper, and garlic. Cook until vegetables get tender, about 3-5 minutes. Stir frequently and scrape the bottom of the pot frequently.
  8. Stir in the tomato sauce and cook for about one minute.
  9. Stir in the remaining onion, celery, bell pepper, garlic, and the diced tomatoes then remove from heat.
  10. Stir in the rice and chicken stock, mix the ingredients well.
  11. Bake uncovered in the oven at 350 degrees for one hour or until the rice is tender but still has a little crunch.
  12. Remove from the oven, add the bay leaves and stir well.
  13. Allow the dish to cool for five minutes before serving. OPTIONAL: Top with green onions before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories452kcal
Protein23.66%
Fat41.97%
Carbs34.37%

Properties

Glycemic Index
50.27
Glycemic Load
18.6
Inflammation Score
-8
Nutrition Score
21.060434782609%

Flavonoids

Naringenin
0.35mg
Apigenin
0.36mg
Luteolin
0.3mg
Isorhamnetin
1mg
Kaempferol
0.21mg
Myricetin
0.09mg
Quercetin
4.47mg

Taste

Sweetness:
29.92%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
25.76%
Bitterness:
16.76%
Savoriness:
59.16%
Fattiness:
66.05%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:452.29kcal
22.61%
Fat:20.89g
32.14%
Saturated Fat:7.51g
46.94%
Carbohydrates:38.49g
12.83%
Net Carbohydrates:35.66g
12.97%
Sugar:5.5g
6.11%
Cholesterol:86.99mg
29%
Sodium:990.24mg
43.05%
Protein:26.5g
53%
Vitamin B3:11.22mg
56.12%
Vitamin C:36.72mg
44.51%
Vitamin B6:0.88mg
44.07%
Selenium:25.65µg
36.64%
Manganese:0.66mg
33.13%
Copper:0.65mg
32.31%
Phosphorus:294.77mg
29.48%
Vitamin A:1440.8IU
28.82%
Potassium:801.56mg
22.9%
Vitamin B1:0.29mg
19.66%
Vitamin B5:1.81mg
18.15%
Vitamin B2:0.27mg
15.99%
Zinc:2.34mg
15.59%
Magnesium:52.57mg
13.14%
Iron:2.09mg
11.64%
Fiber:2.83g
11.32%
Vitamin K:11.48µg
10.93%
Vitamin E:1.51mg
10.07%
Vitamin B12:0.6µg
10.02%
Folate:37.33µg
9.33%
Vitamin D:0.85µg
5.65%
Calcium:49.22mg
4.92%