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jumabalaya instant pot

Instant Pot Jumbalaya

You may not realize it, but there's a good bit of Cajun in all of us. May not be in your DNA, but it's in your tastebuds' desires. Don't worry, I know a way to satisfy it with Instant Pot Jambalaya.

Servings 6


  • 1 case sausage
  • ½ lb. raw large shrimp
  • 1 lb. chicken cut into bite sized chunks
  • 1 medium onion finely diced
  • 3 medium bell peppers finely diced
  • 1 tbsp. creole seasoning
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 ½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 ½ cup rice
  • 1 tbsp. oil


  1. Set pot to sauté mode to heat oil.
  2. Add chicken, creole seasoning and salt to heated oil. Brown chicken, remove and set aside.
  3. Place onions and bell peppers in pot. Cook until translucent.
  4. Return chicken to pot. Add rice, crushed tomatoes and chicken broth. Mix well.
  5. Cover and set pot to rice (high pressure at 12 minutes)
  6. Quick release. Add sausage in a layer on top of rice. Then place shrimp in a layer on top of sausage.
  7. Set pot to cook on manual mode for 2 minutes.
  8. Once cooking is done, natural or quick release. Fluff rice, mixing sausage and shrimp well with rice.
  9. Serve and party on!