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Cajun Jambalaya

Cajun Jambalaya

Easy and delicious Cajun Jambalaya, jam packed with flavor and gluten free! 
Course Dinner
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword cajun dinner, cajun jambalaya, easy jambalaya, jambalaya, low carb jambalaya
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 47 minutes
Total Time 57 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 526kcal
Author Louise


  • 6 Tbsp butter, salted divided
  • 1 Cup Vidalia or sweet onion chopped
  • 1 carrot diced
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, diced 1 small pepper
  • 11/2 Tbsp Cajun rub see recipe below
  • 3 Tbsp coconut Flour Use 4 Tbsp if using all purpose flour
  • 1/2 Tbsp minced garlic about 4 cloves
  • 1 1/2 Cups chicken stock
  • 1 lb skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 16 oz Andouille Sausage
  • 1 bunch green onions both tops and bottoms
  • 3 1/2 cups cauliflower rice

Cajun Rub

  • 1/2 Tbsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/8 tsp ground thyme
  • 1/8 tsp roasted ground coriander


Cajun Rub

  • Combine all spices together in small bowl for the Cajun rub

Cajun Jambalaya

  • Dice sweet onion, celery, green pepper and carrot. Add 2 Tbsp of salted butter to an oven safe skillet and turn on medium heat.
    Cajun Jambalaya chopped celery and carrots
  • Melt butter and add in veggies (except green onion) & 1 Tbsp of Cajun rub. Saute over medium heat for about 5-7 minutes or until veggies are softened, stirring frequently to prevent the veggies from burning. Adjust heat as needed.
    Cajun Jambalaya rub
  • Mince garlic. Add in 4 Tbsp salted butter and 3 Tbsp of Coconut Flour, stir to combine over medium heat. When the flour is incorporated into melted butter, add your minced garlic. Continue to cook for about 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add in Chicken Stock and stir. Continue to simmer.
    Cajun Jambalaya coconut flour
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Dice up chicken into large chunk size pieces and cover with 1/2 Tbsp of Cajun rub. Add to skillet with veggie mixture. Simmer over medium heat until the chicken is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
    Cajun Chicken Rubbed
  • Slice Andouille Sausage on the diagonal into about one inch slices. Add to skillet. 
    Cajun Jambalaya sausage added
  • Cut green onions. Reserve the tops for garnish and add the white bottoms to the skillet. Add cauliflower rice to skillet and stir. Place in preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven, garnish with green onions and serve. Enjoy!
    Cajun Jambalaya green onions


If using all purpose flour instead of coconut flour use 4 Tbsp or your finished dish may be slightly runny.


Calories: 526kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 144mg | Sodium: 1384mg | Potassium: 961mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 2510IU | Vitamin C: 60mg | Calcium: 52mg | Iron: 2.2mg