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Cajun Jambalaya Pasta
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Cajun Jambalaya

Quick and easy with chicken, shrimp and Sausage, vegetables, infused with spices and aromatics. An incredibly flavorful meal in no time .
Course Main
Cuisine Southern
Keyword Jambalaya, pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 1158kcal
Author AfricanBites

Ingredients

  • ½ pound fettuccine pasta
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs or breast
  • 1/2 pound medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 pound smoked kielbasa sausage sliced 1-inch thick
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil or canola oil
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2-3 medium tomatoes diced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon creole seasoning home made here
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 medium red or green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 1/2 – 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Instructions

  • Lightly season the chicken and shrimp with creole spice. Heat oil over medium heat in a heavy bottomed Dutch.
  • Sauté for about 3 -5 minutes shrimp set aside.
  • Then add chicken and sausage sauté until browned on both sides and remove. Set aside
  • Add onions, tomatoes, garlic, and cornstarch. Stir for about a minute. Then add thyme, paprika, creole spice, followed by bell peppers, chicken broth, sausage, chicken and Worchester sauce
  • Bring it to a boil then simmer for about 7-10 minutes.
  • Toss in shrimp adjust for salt and thickness. Serve over pasta or fettuccine

Nutrition

Calories: 1158kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 79g | Fat: 58g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 393mg | Sodium: 1979mg | Potassium: 1491mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3170IU | Vitamin C: 73.7mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 5.9mg