This one-pot jambalaya recipe is ready in 45 minutes. Catfish is paired with spicy Italian turkey sausage, aromatic vegetables, spices and brown rice in this southern-inspired meal.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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30 mins
45 mins


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  • Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse fish; pat dry with paper towels. Cut fish into 3/4-inch chunks. Set aside.

  • In a large saucepan heat oil over medium heat. Add sausage pieces; cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until browned. Add onion, sweet pepper, celery and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender and sausage is no longer pink.

  • Stir in tomatoes, chicken broth, uncooked rice, paprika, dried oregano (if using), dried thyme (if using) and cayenne pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in catfish pieces, fresh oregano (if using) and fresh thyme (if using); cook about 5 minutes more or until liquid is nearly absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, spoon mixture into shallow bowls. If desired, garnish with fresh oregano.

Nutrition Facts

1 1/2 cups
263 calories; protein 18.2g; carbohydrates 29.1g; dietary fiber 4.3g; sugars 5.3g; fat 8.9g; saturated fat 1.7g; cholesterol 44.4mg; vitamin a iu 604.3IU; vitamin c 91.7mg; folate 15.9mcg; calcium 39.2mg; iron 1.3mg; magnesium 20.1mg; potassium 285.9mg; sodium 548.5mg.

2 lean protein, 1 1/2 starch, 1 vegetable. 1/2 fat