Chicken & Sausage Jambalaya – Slow Cooking Thursday

by angelaskitchen on December 11, 2008

This is what we are eating tomorrow.  Head over to Sandra’s for Slow Cooking Thursday and see what is in every else’s crock pot!

Printable recipe card for multiple batches of  Chicken Jambalaya for the freezer.

Printable freezer labels for Slow Cooker Chicken Jambalaya.

Slow Cooker Chicken Jambalaya
Recipe type: gluten free, dairy free, gfcf, chicken & turkey, slow cooker
Serves: 8
  • 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs (I prefer thighs), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 14 oz. gluten/dairy free kielbasa or smoked sausage, sliced (preferably nitrate free)
  • 1 – 28 oz. fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 2 green bell peppers, seeded and diced
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 cup gluten free chicken broth
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • ¾ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ to 1 teaspoon chili pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 bay leaves
  1. In a slow cooker combine all ingredients and mix. Cover. Cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 3½ hours. Discard bay leaves before serving over cooked rice.
  2. Optional: You can stir in 1 pound of frozen, peeled and cooked shrimp that have been thawed about 15 minutes before the end of cooking time. Serve when shrimp is heated through.
  3. To freeze: Place all ingredients into a gallon sized freezer bag. Mix ingredients, remove as much air as possible, seal, label and freeze.
  4. To serve: Thaw. Pour ingredients into a slow cooker. Cover. Cook on low for 7 hours or on high for 3½ hours. Discard bay leaves before serving over cooked rice.


{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

Sandra December 11, 2008 at 6:22 pm

I LOVE jambalaya


acollage December 12, 2008 at 1:14 am

YUM! That sounds really good!


Elizabeth Symington February 13, 2009 at 5:51 pm

I’ve always wanted to make jambalaya. I found your link on organizing junkies site. Your post caught my eye because I also eat GF and dairy free. Thanks for posting!


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