Quick Crawfish and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

Crawfish jambalaya

Quick Crawfish and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


4 people

This hearty jambalaya recipe is the perfect dish to welcome a new, and warmer season! It’s quick and easy, but full of savory-sweet flavor, and deliciously fresh ingredients – your party guests will never know how simple it was to make! This Louisiana-inspired recipe is brought to us from Holly Clegg’s Trim & Terrific Gulf Coast Favorites cookbook!

Quick Tip? One-half cup salsa is equal to one serving of vegetables! Add salsa to your favorite recipes to sneak in those veggies.

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  • 1 (16-ounce) jar chunky salsa
  • 8 ounces reduced-fat smoked sausage, diced
  • 1 cup crawfish tails, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped


  • 1 In a large nonstick skillet, mix salsa, sausage, crawfish, thyme and 1/3 cup green onions. Bring to a boil.
  • 2 Reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes.
  • 3 Serve the jambalaya over rice.



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