Does this "jambalaya" recipe sound good?

I just bought a crock pot today and want to use it. I really want to make jambalaya, but I don't see many that are designed to be cooked in crock pots.

I have very little experience with cooking, so I was just looking for something easy and this recipe looks pretty easy. What do you think? Does it sound any good? Just from reading the ingredients, it almost sounds like I'm making spaghetti! lol

If not, can you please suggest a good/easy jambalaya recipe for crock pots (slow cookers). Thanks!

Recipe: http://www.cdkitchen.com/recipes/recs/285/Chicken_...

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  • 1 decade ago
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    This one is closer to an authentic jambalaya recipe:

    Makes: 8 servings

    Prep Time: 30 minutes

    Cook Time: 4 hours, 0 minutes

    Ready In: 4 hours, 30 minutes

    Ingredients

    12 ounces skinless chicken breast cut in 1 inch cubes

    1 pound smoked sausage (preferable andouille sausage)

    2 bell peppers chopped

    1 onion chopped

    2 celery stalks chopped

    3 garlic cloves minced

    1 can whole tomatoes

    1/3 cup tomato paste

    1 can beef broth

    1 tbsp dried parsley

    1 1/2 tsp dried basil

    1/2 tbsp oregano

    1 tbsp Tabasco

    1/2 tbsp salt

    1 pound shrimp (optional)

    Directions

    In a crock-pot add all together except shrimp. Cook on high for 4 hours. Add shrimp and cook an additional 30 minutes. Serve over rice.

  • 1 decade ago

    Slow cooker Jambalaya- 12 servings

    INGREDIENTS

    1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into 1 inch cubes

    1 pound andouille sausage, sliced

    1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes with juice

    1 large onion, chopped

    1 large green bell pepper, chopped

    1 cup chopped celery

    1 cup chicken broth

    2 teaspoons dried oregano

    2 teaspoons dried parsley

    2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning

    1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

    1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

    1 pound frozen cooked shrimp without tails

    DIRECTIONS

    In a slow cooker, mix the chicken, sausage, tomatoes with juice, onion, green bell pepper, celery, and broth.

    Season with oregano, parsley, Cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper, and thyme.

    Cover, and cook 7 to 8 hours on Low, or 3 to 4 hours on High.

    Stir in the shrimp during the last 30 minutes of cook time.

  • Dan
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    It does sound nice.

    I also found this recipe which quite has a high rating, so it probably is good:

    http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Colleens-Slow-Cooker-...

    You can also read the reviews at the bottom of the page to see what people have said about the recipe and what they have changed about it.

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