Simple Spicy Jambalaya

  • 4Servings


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound polish sausage (kielbasa), cut into 1-inch-thick rounds
  • 1 28-oz can whole tomatoes, do not drain
  • 1 8-oz box jambalaya or spanish rice mix
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the kielbasa slices and brown, which should take about 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the whole tomatoes and crush them with the back of a spoon in the pan. Add their juices and ½ cup of water. Bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in the rice mix. Reduce heat, cover, and cook for the time specified on the package or until rice is fully cooked.
  4. Add the shrimp and stir. Continue to cook, pan covered, until the shrimp are opaque. This will take up to 4 minutes.
  5. Add dashes of the hot pepper sauce, if desired. Scoop into soup bowls.

Source: RealSimple

Photo Source: Stu Spivack