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Shrimp Jambalaya Recipe

Looking for an easy Shrimp jambalaya recipe? Learn how to make Shrimp jambalaya using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mlevins

Makes 8 servings



Basic Jambalaya recipe (May use Zatarains box mix for rice and spices)

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp jambalaya

215 g rice, raw white
43 g brown rice
794 g tomatoes, diced
400 g shrimp
183 g green pepper, diced
183 g celery, diced
220 g onion, diced
3 cups water
33 g tomato paste
7 g sugar
6 g garlic, minced
1 tbsp oil
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper (or 1 tsp cajun spice)

Recipe Directions for Shrimp jambalaya

  1. Saute tomatoes, peppers, onion and celery in oil until clear

  2. Add Tomato paste and sugar and cook 2 minutes

  3. Add 3 cups of water and rice with cajun spices

  4. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 20 minutes

  5. After 20 minutes add the shrimp and cook 5 minutes

  6. Remove from heat and let sit covered 5 minutes to absorb excess moisture

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 351.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
227
Calories from Fat
26
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.9g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
98mg
33%
Sodium
145mg
6%
Potassium
558mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
35.7g
12%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
6.2g
Protein
14.5g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 60%
Calcium 6% Iron 19%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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