Seafood Jambalaya

A favorite signature food of New Orleans, seafood jambalaya is complex in flavor, but preparation is quick and easy. In Cajun, shrimp, or sausage variations and more, these easy recipes for seafood jambalaya are snappy solutions when you feel like "other fish."

See Popular Seafood Jambalaya Recipes

Jambalaya Shortcakes with Cayenne Cream

Pace Salsa & Picante

Split biscuits are piled with a sausage, shrimp and picante sauce mixture making a simply delicious dish that's easy enough for every day.

Total: 45 mins


Better Homes and Gardens

Jambalaya is a classic dish made with shrimp, sausage, and plenty of seasonings. If you've never had it, try this simple recipe.

Crab and Andouille Jambalaya

Food & Wine

To make this jambalaya stand out, use incredible lump crabmeat, great andouille sausage and a good hit of Old Bay seasoning.

Total: 40 mins


Ladies' Home Journal

With ham, sausage, chicken, shrimp, and rice, this casserole makes a complete meal--no side dish needed.

Total: 1 min

Chicken and Tasso Jambalaya

Better Homes and Gardens

Most sources say jambalaya is from "jambon," the French word for "ham," an appropriate heritage for a Creole dish, plus the African "ya," meaning "rice."

Creole Vegetable Jambalaya

Family Circle

For traditional jambalaya, shrimp and sausage are stirred into the vegetables and rice, not served on the side. Carrots, cauliflower, and squash are a delicious addition to this Cajun recipe.

Crawfish Jambalaya

Better Homes and Gardens

Jambalaya (jam-ba-LIE-ya) is a hearty Cajun rice dish that may include a variety of meats and fish. For this one, choose either crawfish or shrimp.

Jambalaya Salad with Greens

Better Homes and Gardens

Two Louisiana specialties--andouille sausage and crawfish--give an authentic Cajun taste to this robust salad.

Jambalaya Pasta

Midwest Living

Here's a new twist on a New Orleans classic. With shrimp, sausage, ham, and pasta, it's a filling main dish that's ready in just 35 minutes.

Total: 35 mins


Family Circle

Making this Cajun recipe in the slow cooker allows the flavors of the various ingredients to mingle and develop into a zestfully robust meal.

Jumpin' Jambalaya! 10 Mardi Gras Faves

Jambalaya, a hodgepodge of meat, seafood, and rice, is one of Louisiana's most iconic dishes. Though recipes vary widely, there are two versions basic versions: Creole jambalaya, which originated in New Orleans as a stand-in for Spanish paella, contains tomatoes, while Cajun jambalaya, which sprang up from settlers in the state's bayou country, does not. Don't fret if you don't know which one to choose--both versions are delicious.

Slow Cooker Jambalaya

Diabetic Living

Can't decide whether you want chicken, shrimp or sausage for dinner? This slow cooker recipe combines all three in one spicy stew.

Diabetic Friendly Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya

Diabetic Living

Turkey sausage makes this main dish meal, with chicken thighs, shrimp, and brown rice high in flavor, low in fat. Prepare this diabetic version of a Southern favorite in a slow cooker.

Shrimp and Couscous Jambalaya


Cajun seasoning adds bold flavor to the shrimp and vegetables in this quick dinner recipe. Couscous is mixed in as well to make this a complete meal.

Total: 25 mins

Express Shrimp & Sausage Jambalaya


You don't have to sacrifice the traditional smoky punch of this Cajun favorite just because you're short on time. All you need is some purchased sausage and quick-cooking brown rice to create a rich, satisfying dinner on any weeknight. Have some sliced berries for dessert to cool off your palate!

Total: 25 mins

Jambalaya On A Stick

Better Homes and Gardens

Grilled chicken, shrimp, sausage, and vegetables make for a complete meal on a stick.

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