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Large serving bowl and single serving bowl of jambalaya

Creole Chicken and Chicken Sausage Jambalaya

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5 from 12 reviews

  • Author: Eric Jones
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Made with tender chicken breast & juicy chicken sausage, my Creole Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya is filled with Cajun flavors and packs a little heat.


Units Scale
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 lb boneless chicken breast, cubed
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground thyme
  • 13 oz chicken sausage, sliced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 whole yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 1 whole green bell pepper, diced
  • 15 oz fire-roasted diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 tbsp Creole seasoning
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp basil flakes
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp red cayenne pepper


  1. Cook rice according to instructions. Set to the side.
  2. Season cubed chicken breast chunks with paprika and ground thyme. Sauté chicken breast on high heat for 3 minutes or until pink is removed. Remove from heat.
  3. Add sliced chicken sausage. Cook on high heat until browned. Remove from heat and set to the side.
  4. To the same skillet, add butter and minced garlic. Add diced onions, celery, and green bell pepper. Cook on medium heat until vegetables become soft and onions are translucent.
  5. Add drained fire-roasted tomatoes to the skillet.
  6. Add chicken and chicken sausage back to skillet. Add rice. Add Creole seasoning, black pepper, basil flakes, garlic powder, and red cayenne pepper. Mix well.  
  7. Cook covered for 10 minutes on low heat.


  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Comfort Food
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Southern


  • Calories: 592
  • Sugar: 4.3g
  • Sodium: 1801mg
  • Fat: 27.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Protein: 38.4g
  • Cholesterol: 129mg