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Shrimp Jambalaya

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Shrimp Jambalaya

Makes: 8 servings
Serving Size: 2/3 cup
Calories 170
Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 15 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 3 g
Cholesterol 140 mg
Sodium 390 mg
Potassium 460 mg
Protein 20 g
Phosphorus 240 mg
Choices: Starch 0.5, Nonstarchy Vegetable 1, Lean Protein 2, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes


2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 1/2 lb. peeled and deveined raw shrimp (preferably free of preservatives)
1 medium onion, chopped
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice
2 (8-oz) cans 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.

Adapted from The New Soul Food Cookbook by Fabiola Gaines and Roneice Weaver.


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