Pressure Cooker Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

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Rated 4.5 based on 20 customer reviews
Pressure Cooker Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya
Pressure Cooker Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya


For best results, we recommend using:


Mealthy Tip

If you want to make your own homemade blend of Cajun seasoning, combine: garlic powder, onion powder, salt, paprika, ground black pepper, ground oregano, ground thyme, ground cumin, dry ground mustard, ground celery seed, and ground chipotle chile pepper.

For more Cajun-inspired recipes, you might enjoy:

One-Pan Cajun Chicken and Rice

Cajun-Style Shrimp

Pressure Cooker Low Country Boil

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 409 calories; 22g fat; 14.0g carbohydrates; 37g protein; 110mg cholesterol; 1500mg sodium.

Full nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 409 Calories from Fat199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat7g 33%
Trans Fat0.2g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.1g
Monounsaturated Fat8.4g
Cholesterol 110mg 37%
Sodium 1500mg 62%
Total Carbohydrate 14.0g 5%
Dietary Fiber1g 5%
Protein 37g
Vitamin A7% Vitamin C27%
Calcium3% Iron11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4


4.5out of 5 Stars

(20 Reviews)

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Tiana D. says:

I really liked this Cajun jambalaya. It was the perfect blend of spices and heat (but not too spicy). Next time I will definitely double this recipe so we have plenty of leftovers!

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Katie Hason says:

This was my first time making jambalaya! It was really good, not too spicy. Perfect soul food! We paired it with the cheddar jalapeño cornbread on this website, delicious!

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Sam Dalton says:

This dish was very hearty and delicious. Not too spicy, in fact I gave some to my kids and they enjoyed it too. This is a good comfort food dish for large families, and makes a great game day recipe.

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Jessica Scott says:

I tried this classic, New Orleans-style jambalaya and it was very good. It makes A LOT so perfect for serving at small parties. I really enjoyed making and eating this dish!

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Hector Jonass says:

I was afraid this was going to be difficult, but it really wasn't & the payoff was a delightful comfort-style dish everyone loved. I have a hot sauce addition & this was the perfect vehicle for a lot of Trappey's hot sauce. My supermarket andouille was a little underwhelming, I have to admit, but it wasn't so lame that it ruined the dish. Looking forward to another round with a better sausage.

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Karen Dunn says:

This is the first meal I made in my new Multipot. The flavor was wonderful. The rice was overdone, however. I think next time I’ll cook it for 3 minutes instead of 4 and see if that works better for me. Overall, this is a tasty recipe.

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John Henneberg says:

Excellent recipe! Will definitely make this again.

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Amy D says:

I used a red thick pasta sauce instead of the canned tomatoes and doubled the amount of rice. I also used 1.5 lbs of sausage and no chicken. It had great flavor and made enough for leftovers for lunch. We cook for two adults and a toddler. My husband loves the boxed jambalaya so I wanted to make a more homemade version instead. It was a hit! I love the multipot. It’s nice to throw everything in and be able to play with my toddler while we wait instead of guard the stove and tend to it.

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Jaymie Brooks Dumproff says:

This is our favorite instant pot recipe! It is ssssoooo good!!!

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Katherine Mince Perez says:

My husband and I loved this recipe. It's spicy but not too much. The rice was just right. It was the first time I've cooked rice in my Mealthy Multi Pot and it was perfect. This will be one recipe I will cook for company.

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Robert Sproule says:

I loved this recipe. First time making this. It was super easy. And I added some hot sauce and it gave it a little heat which was amazing. My 10 year old even asked for seconds.

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Priscilla Myles says:

The flavors is this jambalaya was wonderful!!!! Easy and quick! We added some red pepper flakes and cayenne for a little more kick!!! It had that kick and was terrific.

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Ky B says:

Only used 2.25 cups of broth, 4 mins high and 13 mins natural release. The consistency turned out perfect!

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Gina Reece says:

This is the first thing I made in my new Mealthy, just tonight. It was flat out delicious! Everything was cooked to perfection! I loved the easy cleanup and the fact that my house stayed fairly cool on this AZ summer day. I’m looking forward to trying some more recipes!

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Deanna Dotson says:

Made exactly according to recipe. The whole family loved it!

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Emilie Diehl says:

Sooooo good! We used regular sausage instead of the spicy kind so the kids could eat it too. Everyone loved it!

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Catherine Rexroth says:

Perfect jambalaya and makes so many meals!

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Sammy Culver says:

My kids hate spicy food & they loved this! The chicken was perfectly juicy & soft & I swear the sausage dang near melted in your mouth. 5stars, would make this again & again!

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Laura Zech says:

Delicious! I added an extra 1/4 cup rice and that was a perfect amount. Will definitely make again

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Bri Mont says:

Came out bland and rice over cooked