Shrimp Jambalaya

Prep Time: 20mCook Time: 10mTotal Time: 30m

Shrimp Jambalaya
Photo of Patti Cook, RN, BSN Diabetes Education Coordinator

Recommended by Patti Cook, RN, BSN Diabetes Education Coordinator

Courtesy of Diabetes Food Hub

Spice up your dinner routine with this Shrimp Jambalaya recipe from the American Diabetes Association. Tender shrimp, sautéed with cajon seasoning, onion, and bell pepper, offer warmth and comfort in every bowlful.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/2 lbs. shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 1/2 cup brown rice
  • 16oz tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp Cajun seasoning


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and sauté the shrimp, onion, and bell pepper for about 5 minutes, until the shrimp is pink.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients and cook for about 5 minutes, until heated through.

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories: 170g
  • Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Cholesterol: 140mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Sodium: 390mg
  • Sugar: 3g

Makes 8 servings.

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