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Shrimp Jambalaya Recipe

  • 2 pounds shrimp

  • 1 medium size onion

  • 3/4 cup celery

  • 1 green pepper

  • 4 tablespoons bacon drippings

  • minced parsley

  • 6 ounces smoked ham

  • 3/4 cup rice

  • salt & pepper

  • 2 tomatoes


The important ingredients for making this recipe include one to two, medium sized Shrimp, well boiled and peeled off. It also requires some quantity of chopped onions as well as chopped green pepper and three fourth of finely drained celery. Then, you require four-table spoon of bacon drippings as well as minced parsley to the same quantity. After that, you require 6 ounces of smoked ham cut into cubes and a bay leaf, crumbled well. Then, you require some quantity of tomatoes as well as tomato sauce. Then, you need three fourth of cold water and uncooked rice of the same quantity. Finally, you require quarter teaspoon of salt and pepper for its rich taste.

Now the directions to make the recipe are that, take a large frying pan and put all the ingredients like the onion, garlic, green pepper and celery. Fry these to about 8 to 10 minutes until it becomes golden in color. Then, you add the ham cubes, bay leaf, thyme in the frying pan for about 5 to 7 minutes. Next, you need to include tomatoes, sauce and their juice, simmer in the kettle for around 5 minutes. Then, you need to boil the uncooked rice for around 40 minutes and need to cook the Shrimp for about 20 minutes or so until it turns pink and cooked well. Now, the rice is done and the water is absorbed and taste the Jambalaya, add salt or pepper if needed. The dish is ready to serve.


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