Stupid-Easy Recipe for Cajun Chicken Jambalaya (#1 Top-Rated)


Our take on the spicy New Orleans favorite replaces sausage with fresh chicken and Canadian bacon but keeps the Cajun flavor.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Cajun Chicken Jambalaya.

1. Info for Cajun Chicken Jambalaya

  • Cook Time: 55 min
  • Total Time: 55 min
  • Servings: 4
  • Calories: 395 kcal

2. Ingredients for Cajun Chicken Jambalaya

  • 6 Tyson® Trimmed & Ready® Fresh Chicken Breast Tenderloins
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning blend
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 3/4 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 3 ounces Canadian bacon, diced
  • 1 cup salsa, medium
  • 1 can reduced-sodium chicken broth, 14-oz.

3. Directions:

  1. Cut chicken into 1-inch chunks. Sprinkle with Cajun seasoning.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet to medium-high. Cook chicken 8 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from skillet.
  3. In same skillet, cook green pepper, three-fourths of scallions and celery 5 minutes or until pepper is crisp-tender. Add uncooked rice to skillet and cook 1 minute.
  4. Return chicken to skillet. Stir in bacon, salsa and broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice has absorbed liquid and chicken is done (internal temp 170°F).
  5. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining scallions before serving.

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