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Keto Jambalaya with Shrimp & Andouille Sausage

Spicy, creamy and full of amazing spicy Cajun flavors, this delicious dish can be on the table in under 30 minutes and you will have an mouthwatering low carb, keto friendly meal that will satisfy… and silence…your biggest dinnertime critic!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword bacon wrapped shrimp, cajun, jambalaya, keto, LCHF, low carb, Sausage
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 431 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. bacon fat
  • 1 pound andouille sausage cut into ¼-1/2 inch slices then cut in half
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • ½ tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 tsp. Fiesta Brand Cajun-All Seasoning
  • ½ tsp. paprika
  • 1 12 oz package of frozen cauliflower rice
  • 1 pound medium shrimp 41/50, peeled and deveined
  • 3 Tbsp. heavy cream optional
  • Chopped Green Onions
  • Chopped Parsley

Instructions

  1. Cook the cauliflower rice according to the package instructions. Once cool, press between paper towels to dry and remove excess water. You want to the cauliflower rice to be dry, so your final dish is not watery. Set cauliflower rice aside.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat and add sausage. Cook sausage till golden brown; remove from pan. Add celery, onion, bell pepper and ½ tsp of salt to the pan and cook for 5-7 minutes or until onion is translucent and veggies are tender. Add garlic and cook for another 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Lower the heat to medium and return the sausage to the pan. Add tomatoes, thyme, Cajun-All, paprika and the dry cauliflower rice and stir to combine. Add the shrimp to the veggies and sausage and cook until the shrimp are done, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Add the cream and gently stir to combine. Top with chopped green onions and chopped parsley and enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

For a dairy free version, simply leave out the cream!

Nutrition Facts
Keto Jambalaya with Shrimp & Andouille Sausage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 431 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 266mg89%
Sodium 1572mg68%
Potassium 752mg21%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 615IU12%
Vitamin C 63.5mg77%
Calcium 188mg19%
Iron 4.4mg24%
* Nutrition facts are approximate and will vary depending on the ingredients used. Carbs from sugar alcohols have been excluded since they have shown to have no impact on blood sugar.