cast iron skillet jambalaya
cast iron skillet jambalaya
cast iron skillet jambalaya
cast iron skillet jambalaya


Roasted Garlic Avocado Oil
3 links smoked sausage, sliced
3 small chicken thighs, cubed
1 small onion
1 bell pepper, chopped
4 ribs celery, chopped
3 garlic cloves, grated
4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
2 Tbl Jambalaya Seasoning
2 tsp salt
2 cups Parish Rice
1 bay leaf

Jambalaya Seasoning is the answer for a perfectly seasoned pot of Jambalaya. Start by searing chicken and sausage in Roasted Garlic Avocado Oil. Add in aromatics and rice, and this big skillet of comfort is on its way. This cast iron skillet version of Jambalaya delivers the taste of Louisiana with a bonus: it’s ready in 45 minutes!

Jambalaya gets it start with the aromatic combo of onion, celery and bell pepper – The Trinity. Read all about Trinity, Mirepoix and more in our blog Great Beginnings.


1.Heat a cast iron skillet over medium high heat. Drizzle in the avocado oil and saute the sausage and chicken until brown. As you do this, don’t stir continually. Leave the meat undisturbed to allow it to brown and caramelize in the skillet. You’re looking to build fond - a bit of sticking - in the pan. Move to a plate - the chicken will return to the pan to finish cooking.
2.Add in the onion, bell pepper and celery. Cook until softened and brown. Be sure to scrape up any browned bits. Add in the garlic and Jambalaya Seasoning and salt. Sauté for 1 minute. It will be very fragrant.
3.Add the meat back into the mixture along with the rice. Stir to coat the rice well with the aromatics. Add additional avocado oil if the mixture seems dry.
4.Add in the bay leaf and stock. Bring to a full, rolling boil. Reduce to a simmer and cover. Cook for 18 minutes. Remove the cover and taste. If the rice is still al dente, splash with a little additional stock and cover. Check the rice again in 4 minutes. Use a fork to gently distribute the meat and rice to combine.

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