Art's Jambalaya
Recipe created by Art Smith
Watch this video to learn how to make Art Smith's Jambalaya from start to finish!
Servings: Serves 8
Art's Homemade Creole Seasoning
  • 2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. white pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken thighs, skin removed, cut in pieces
  • 1 pound turkey andouille sausage
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound catfish, diced
  • 1 large yellow onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 tsp. Art's Creole Seasoning (see recipe)
  • 1 tsp. tomato paste
  • 4 medium tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 8 cups chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups long grain brown rice
  • 1/4 tsp. Kosher salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped jalapeño
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
For the Creole seasoning: Place the cayenne pepper, black pepper, white pepper, oregano and thyme in a spice jar and shake well.

For the jambalaya: Heat olive oil in either a large Dutch oven or a large pot over medium-high heat for 30 seconds. Add the chicken and sausage and sauté for 6 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally until brown. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic and celery. Cook until lightly brown.

Add Creole seasoning, tomato paste, tomatoes and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add bay leaves, stir in rice and season with salt. Reduce to a simmer, then cover. Cook until liquid is almost evaporated, about 25 minutes. Then add shrimp and catfish.

Before serving, remove the bay leaves and stir in the chopped herbs.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Inactive Prep Time: 0 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes

This recipe may appear slightly modified from what you've seen on television.


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