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Instant Pot Healthy Jambalaya

This Instant Pot Healthy Jambalaya, tastes like it was simmering on the stove top all day. It is true comfort food made healthy. 
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Cajun
Keyword clean eating, gluten free, instant pot, low carb, paleo, whole30
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 437kcal
Author Sara


  • 1 Tbls Ghee
  • 1.5 lbs Raw Shrimp Peeled & Deveined; Tail On
  • 14 oz Kielbasa or andouille* sliced
  • 1 cup Yellow Onion diced
  • 2 Green Bell Peppers diced
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 2 stalks Celery diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 Jalapeno seeded & diced
  • 2 Tbls Creole Seasoning divided
  • 14.5 oz Can of Fire Roasted Tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup Chicken Broth
  • 2 cups Cauliflower Rice frozen
  • 1 Tbls Parsley
  • 2 dashes Hot Sauce Franks Red Hot (optional)
  • 1 Tbls Avocado Oil


  • Turn the Instant Pot to sauté mode and add in the ghee
    Once it is melted add in the shrimp and 1 Tbls of the creole seasoning. Cook for 3-5 minutes until just turns pink and remove from the pot, set aside for later
  • Then add in 1 Tbls of avocado oil and add in the bell peppers, onions, celery, garlic, remaining creole seasoning and jalaepeno
    Let cook for 2 minutes and add in the sliced kielbasa, fire roasted tomatoes, and broth
    Put on the lid, seal the steam valve and set on high pressure for 5 minutes
  • Once the timer goes off, do a quick release of the steam and remove the lid
    Stir in the cooked shrimp and frozen cauliflower rice
    Top with fresh herbs and add in some hot sauce if desired


Calories: 437kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 338mg | Sodium: 1670mg | Potassium: 657mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1878IU | Vitamin C: 99mg | Calcium: 229mg | Iron: 5mg