Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe- Only 5-Ingredients Plus Healthy

Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe – Healthy Easy Cajun Jambalaya FINALLY!

Louisiana Chicken and Sausage Jiffy Jambalya

Are you looking for an easy Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe?

Louisiana Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe is always a popular Cajun  recipe.  My kids always request this Cajun jambalaya recipe but that doesn’t bother me.  I have the easiest Louisiana chicken jambalaya recipe ever and couldn’t wait to feature it on my healthy food blog! When I need a last minute chicken dinner recipe, I know I can count on this quick jambalaya recipe being a winner for eating healthy too.  This Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe isn’t the typical or traditional version.  My recipe is packed with flavor and shortcuts plus healthy cooking..  You can get all the Louisiana flavor without the effort. Actually, my Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook has tons of your favorite easy, healthy Louisiana recipes

What is Jambalaya?

This Louisiana jambalaya classic made with meat, rice and vegetables; jambalaya traditionally can take over an hour to prepare. However, the mouth-watering Chicken Jambalaya recipe, from my trim&TERRIFIC Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle At Any Age cookbook, is so full of flavor, yet quick and easy to make.

My Simple Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe Serves Two People or a Crowd!

I enjoy entertaining and jambalaya is the perfect one dish meal to feed a crowd. Of course, there is a classic Cajun Jambalaya recipe but it takes a long time to prepare and usually feeds a crowd.  With my recipe, you can adjust the ingredients to feed from two people to a crowd.  Just remember to make lots of rice!  If you like sausage, you can think of this as a Sausage Jambalaya with chicken.  If you’re looking for an easy chicken dinner, this easy recipe for chicken and sausage jambalaya is is your answer

Louisiana chicken sausage jambalaya recipe with Pull Apart Bread

You will have extra time to whip up the scrumptious Pull Apart Bread!

My Healthy Louisiana Chicken Sausage Jambalaya Recipe is also DIABETIC-FRIENDLY

Not only is this the best jambalaya recipe but it is the EASIEST Chicken Sausage Jambalaya recipe!!!  Use leftover cooked chicken or rotisserie chicken for an even simpler version.  You toss in a jar of salsa and you are done!  This Cajun jambalaya is also diabetic friendly so you can feel good about feeding your guests a delicious healthy jambalaya recipe

Chicken and Sausage Jiffy Jambalaya from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle At Any Age

Leftover cooked chicken turns magically into another easy southern favorite. Make lots of rice to serve with the Louisiana Chicken Sausage jambalaya recipe!  If you want to feed more people, just multiply out the recipe.

Makes 2 servings

4 ounces reduced-fat smoked sausage, diced
1/2 pound cooked boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in strips or chunks
1 1/4 cups salsa
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2 cup chopped green onions

1. In large nonstick skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until done. Drain any excess grease. Add chicken, salsa, and thyme. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and add green onions, cooking 5 minutes longer. Serve over rice.

Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 327 Calories from fat 20% Fat 7g Saturated Fat 2g Cholesterol 116mg Sodium 1152mg Carbohydrate 18g Dietary Fiber 1g Sugars 8g Protein 42g Dietary Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 5 lean meat

If you are a Chicken Sausage Jambalaya fan, try my Chicken Jambalaya slow cooker recipe found in KITCHEN 101 cookbook. 

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Holly Clegg

With over 1 million cookbooks sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy, healthy and practical recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the American Diabetes Association.Clegg has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post.She has consulted for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country.
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