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Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: Low for 7 - 8 hours, High for 3 - 4
  • Servings: 6
  • Course: Soups & Salads

Fall veggies, smoked sausage, chicken and shrimp combine in a slow cooker to make a delicious, healthy jambalaya.

Reynolds Kitchen Tips

Reynolds Kitchens tip

Use a slow cooker liner and cleanup will be a breeze. Remove the liner and wipe down your slow cooker. No mess, no fuss!

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  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite size pieces
  • 12 ounces pre- cooked deveined and peeled shrimp
  • 8 ounces smoked turkey or chicken sausage, sliced in half inch pieces
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) petite-diced tomatoes with onion, celery and green pepper
  • 2 medium size bell peppers (red, green or yellow), seeded, cored and cut in two inch strips
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 medium size yellow squash, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons creole or Cajun seasoning
  • Salt, to taste
  • Cooked rice for serving
  • Reynolds® Slow Cooker Liner


Step 1

Line a 5-to 6-quart slow cooker with a Reynolds® Slow Cooker Liner. Openslow cooker liner and place it inside a slow cooker bowl. Fit liner snugly against the bottom and sides of bowl; pull top of liner over rim of bowl.

Step 2

Place chicken and sausage in the lined slow cooker. Sprinkle with 1 to 2 teaspoons of seasoning.

Step 3

Pour canned tomatoes on top of the chicken and sausage. Add peppers, onion and squash.

Step 4

Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours.

Step 5

Carefully remove lid to allow steam to escape. Add pre-cooked shrimp and stir to mix well. Cook for another 5 to 10 minutes on low heat.

Step 6

Serve jambalaya directly from slow cooker liner using a wooden or plastic utensil into bowls over hot cooked rice. Season with salt to taste and sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Step 7

Do not lift or transport liner with food inside. Cool slow cooker completely; remove empty liner and toss.


Use microwaveable or minute rice to make dinner even easier.

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