Bubba Gump Jambalaya Recipe

A Cajun dish consisting of shrimp along with rice and chicken makes the beat jambalaya with a huge blast of spices and seasoning to give it a heavenly flavor. You must try this dish to explore more about southern cuisine. Due to the addition of chicken and vegetables, the dish is quite diet-friendly and is a favorite of every diet-conscious person.

The eating experience of this dish is thoroughly different as it includes the seafood in the form of shrimp and the Cajun seasoning as well which you have to prepare at home. Cajun seasoning can be get prepared in zero time with zero effort and your Bubba Gump style Jambalaya is ready.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 lb shrimp, (veins and shells are removed)
  • 10 oz sausages
  • 1 lb chicken breast, boneless and skinless
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 20 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup white long-grain rice
  • 1 cup chicken broth

For Cajun seasoning

  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes

For serving

  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, sliced

Instructions to make Bubba Gump Jambalaya

  1. Bring yourself a large bowl and after adding the sausage to it, add shrimp and chicken breast pieces.
  2. Season the bowl mixture by adding the Cajun seasoning and mixing well.
  3. Set the mixture aside and let it settle.
  4. In a pan heat some oil at medium heat and in this heated oil, fry the chopped onion, bell pepper along with the garlic and celery.
  5. Once you briefly fried the veggies, through in the red pepper flakes. Sprinkle the black pepper and paprika and also squeeze the hot pepper sauce.
  6. Add some Worcestershire sauce and saute the mixture.
  7. Add in the chicken and shrimp mixture and saute the whole material together.
  8. After pouring the chicken broth, throw the crushed tomatoes in the mixture and stir well to combine.
  9. Cook for half an hour and wait until the rice is completely cooked on the stovetop.
  10. Serve hot, after garnishing with the lemon wedges and the green onion which were thinly sliced.

FAQs?

How to make the Cajun seasoning?

Mix a tablespoon of garlic powder, salt, paprika, onion, and cayenne pepper. Also, add in dried oregano along with thyme and red pepper flakes. Mix well and add in your jambalaya.

Can we prepare jambalaya the day before the actual day?

Yes, you can assemble the dish the previous day and refrigerate it overnight. Take it out of the refrigerator the next day and bake it.

Bubba Gump Jambalaya Recipe
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Bubba Gump Jambalaya Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: appetizer
Cuisine: southern
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 lb shrimp (veins and shells are removed)
  • 10 oz sausages
  • 1 lb chicken breast boneless and skinless
  • 2 celery stalks diced
  • 20 oz crushed tomatoes
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 red onion diced
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup white long-grain rice
  • 1 cup chicken broth

For Cajun seasoning

  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 tablespoon red pepper flakes

For serving

  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 tablespoon green onion sliced

Instructions

  • Bring yourself a large bowl and after adding the sausage to it, add shrimp and chicken breast pieces.
  • Season the bowl mixture by adding the Cajun seasoning and mixing well.
  • Set the mixture aside and let it settle.
  • In a pan heat some oil at medium heat and in this heated oil, fry the chopped onion, bell pepper along with the garlic and celery.
  • Once you briefly fried the veggies, through in the red pepper flakes. Sprinkle the black pepper and paprika and also squeeze the hot pepper sauce.
  • Add some Worcestershire sauce and saute the mixture.
  • Add in the chicken and shrimp mixture and saute the whole material together.
  • After pouring the chicken broth, throw the crushed tomatoes in the mixture and stir well to combine.
  • Cook for half an hour and wait until the rice is completely cooked on the stovetop.
  • Serve hot, after garnishing with the lemon wedges and the green onion which were thinly sliced.

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