There are two general kinds of jambalaya: Creole and Cajun. What? There is a difference! Yep, there sure is. The main difference is that Creole jambalaya, also called “red jambalaya” uses tomatoes, Cajun jambalaya does not. Another difference is the order in which the ingredients are prepared. But both utilize what’s referred to as the “holy trinity” onion, celery, and bell pepper ”usually green”. This jambalaya is the Creole version.Print
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Instant Pot-Jambalaya • Kim Schob
Instant Pot-Jambalaya This red Creole jambalaya is a classic of New Orleans. the one-pot dish is packed with robust flavors.
Recipe Yield: 6
Preparation Time: PT
Cooking Time: PT
Total Time: PT
- 1 case sausage
- ½ lb. raw large shrimp
- 1 lb. chicken cut into bite-sized chunks
- 1 medium onion finely diced
- 3 medium bell peppers, finely diced
- 1 tbsp. Creole seasoning
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 (14.5-ounce) can crushed tomatoes undrained
- 2 ½ cups chicken broth
- 1 ½ cups of rice
- 1 tbsp. oil
Recipe Instructions: Set pot to sauté mode to heat oil. Add chicken, Creole seasoning and salt to heated oil. Brown chicken, remove and set aside. Place onions and bell peppers in pot. Cook until translucent. Return chicken to pot. Add rice, crushed tomatoes, and chicken broth. Mix well. Cover and set pot to rice (high pressure at 12 minutes) Quick release. Add sausage in a layer on top of rice. Then place shrimp in a layer on top of sausage. Set pot to cook in manual mode for 2 minutes. Once cooking is done, natural or quick release. Fluff rice, mixing sausage and shrimp well with rice.