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Barbecue Shrimp and Chicken Andouille Sausage paired together on a bowl of Zatarain’s Jambalaya Mix, Original flavor rice and topped with an Avocado Salad. This Jambalaya Salad Bowl is a delicious and different way to celebrate Mardi Gras!

Jambalaya Salad Bowl

I’ve never been to New Orleans, but it is on my bucket list to visit this city of intrigue and mystery. The festivities that surround the city at Mardi Gras is something I would love to experience! I imagine the food and celebrations would be unforgettable and amazing. I imagine a foodie heaven filled flavor and textures.

Jambalaya Salad Bowl

Grumpy and I love our food full of flavor and this Jambalaya Salad Bowl hit the spot to perfection for us. When I told some of my co-workers what I was going to be making, I was told that they would gladly take leftovers. The problem with that was, there were no leftovers! I made up for it by taking them the Nutella Skillet Brownies. I think I was forgiven slightly forgiven.

Jambalaya Salad Bowl

Since Grumpy and I both work long days, I wanted to make a quick and easy recipe.  I decided to start with the Zatarain’s Jambalaya Mix, Original flavor, and created a salad topping that came together real quick!

Jambalaya Salad Bowl

While the rice was cooking I prepped the avocado salad with some lime juice, cilantro and red onion.

Jambalaya Salad Bowl

I separately cooked the bacon, then the chicken sausage and lastly the shrimp. I then tossed the shrimp in some spicy barbecue sauce.

Jambalaya Salad Bowl

Jambalaya Salad Bowl

By this time the rice was ready! I assembled my salad with a bed of rice, then topped with some shrimp, sausage, and bacon, then topped it all off with the fresh avocado salad. A delicious and satisfying meal for any night of the week!

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Jambalaya Salad Bowl
Author: Grumpy’s Honeybunch
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Serves: 8 servings
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 2 tablespoons diced bacon
  • 2 andouille chicken sausage links, sliced
  • 1 lb. jumbo shrimp
  • 1/2 cup store bought barbecue sauce
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Zatarain’s Jambalaya Mix, Original flavor, made according to package instructions
  1. Cook Zatarain’s Jambalaya Mix, Original flavor according to package instructions.
  2. In large skillet, cook diced bacon until crisp. Remove from pan and set aside. Add chicken sausage to pan and cook until warmed and slightly crisp around the edges. Remove and set aside with bacon. Add shrimp to skillet and saute until opaque. Stir in barbecue sauce to coat shrimp. Remove from heat.
  3. Prepare avocado salad by tossing avocado, cilantro, lime juice, and red onion. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Assemble salad by layering with rice in bottom of bowl, topped with the chicken sausage, shrimp, and bacon. Then top with avocado salad. Serve.
Calories: 252 Fat: 6 Saturated fat: 1 Carbohydrates: 35 Sugar: 2 Fiber: 4 Protein: 17 Cholesterol: 85
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