Cajun Jambalya With Sausage, Shrimp And Crab

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Cajun Jambalya With Sausage, Shrimp And Crab

Cajun Jambalya With Sausage, Shrimp And Crab

Cajun Jambalya With Sausage, Shrimp And Crab
Spicy and filled with vegetables, seafood, and sausage. This sauce can be served over grits, rice, pasta, or toast

Ingredients of Cajun Jambalya With Sausage, Shrimp And Crab
1 pound shrimp small - peeled
8 ounces andouille sausage
1 cup onion chopped
1 cup bell pepper chopped
1/2 cup celery chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons Garlic minced
1 tablespoon flour all-purpose
1 3/4 cups chicken broth
1/2 pound crabmeat fresh lump - drained and picked
1/2 teaspoon Cajun spice mix - salt free
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt

Preparation of Cajun Jambalya With Sausage, Shrimp And Crab
Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired. Set aside.

Cut sausage into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove sausage, and drain on paper towels, reserving drippings in pan. Set sausage aside.

Saute onion and bell pepper in drippings and hot oil 8 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and saute l minute.

Whisk in flour, and cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute or until flour is browned.

Whisk in chicken broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp, and cook, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Stir in sausage,

crabmeat, and spices; cook, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated.

Serve immediately over hot cooked grits, brown rice, pasta, or toasted whole grain bread.

To cut carbs further: Replace flour with Xanthan gum.

Alternate serving ideas:

At lunch, ladle the rich sauce into freshly baked pastry shells, and serve with a tossed green salad. For an evening meal, present the sauce over hot cooked pasta, grits, or rice. Follow package directions for the desired number of servings. Add a green vegetable, and you're set.

Adapted from recipe by: Paulette Thomas, Edisto Island, SC

Each (3/4 cup) serving contains an estimated:

Cals: 239, FatCals: 77, TotFat: 9g

SatFat: 2g, PolyFat: 2g, MonoFat: 3g

Chol: 178mg, Na: 657mg, K: 531mg

TotCarbs: 9g, fiber: 1g, Sugars: 3g

NetCarbs: 8g, Protein: 31g

Rice, grits, pasta, etc. not included in nutrition data.

Cajun Jambalya With Sausage, Shrimp And Crab
Cuisine: Cajun
Main Ingredient: Shrimp

Cajun Jambalya With Sausage, Shrimp And Crab
Servings: 6 Servings
Total Time (median): 1 : 07 Active Time: 0 : 30

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