Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Chicken, rice, and seafood make this main dish recipe a filling dinner. More good news? It's low in calories and fat.


Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 mins
Related Categories: Chicken, Slow Cooker
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Ingredients
  • 1   cup 
    sliced celery
  • 1   
    large onion, chopped
  • 1  14 1/2 ounce can 
    low-sodium tomatoes, cut-up
  • 1  14 1/2 ounce can 
    reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 6  ounce can (1/3 cup) 
    tomato paste
  • 1   tablespoon 
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2  teaspoons 
    Cajun seasoning or 1 recipe homemade Cajun seasoning (see recipe below)
  • 1   pound 
    skinless, boneless chicken breast halves or thighs, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2  cups 
    instant rice
  • 8   ounces 
    cooked, peeled, deveined shrimp
  • 3/4  cup 
    chopped green sweet pepper
Homemade Cajun Seasoning
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground white pepper
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    garlic powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    onion powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    paprika
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
  • 1/8 - 1/4  teaspoon 
    cayenne pepper

Directions
1.
In a 3-1/2- or 4-quart crockery cooker combine celery, onion, undrained tomatoes, broth, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, and Cajun seasoning. Stir in chicken.
2.
Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2-1/2 to 3 hours. Stir in rice, shrimp, and sweet pepper. Cover and let stand 10 to 15 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Makes 6 servings.
Homemade Cajun Seasoning
1.
In a small bowl stir together white pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.

Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 261, Fat, total (g) 2, chol. (mg) 118, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 30, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 30, vit. A (RE) 113.33, vit. C (mg) 31.89, sodium (mg) 391, calcium (mg) 60.58, iron (mg) 3.96, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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