MGM Grand Spicy Jambalaya

Here is the MGM Grand specialty Spicy Jambalaya.  This is in a large quantity so you may want to consider cutting this one back in size.

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MGM Grand Spicy Jambalaya

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MGM Grand Spicy Jambalaya – serve up cajun food anytime.

Serve up the MGM's Grandy Spicy Jambalaya. 
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: Cajun
Keyword: Jambalaya
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 48
Calories: 379kcal


  • 6 bay leaves
  • 10 pounds diced ham
  • 2 gallons water
  • vegetable oil for sauteeing
  • 5 pounds diced chicken breast
  • 2 pounds chopped onions
  • 2 pounds chopped onions
  • 1 1/2 pounds chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 pounds diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 4 ounces chopped garlic
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 pounds smoked sausage
  • 3 pounds rice
  • 1 tablespoons salt


  • In a boiler, add bay leaves, diced ham and water. Let boil for 1 hour. In another pan, heat oil. Add diced chicken, onions and celery. Sauté until tender then add peppers, onions and diced tomatoes. Add tomato paste, chopped parsley, crushed garlic, dried thyme, cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce, and smoked sausage.
  •  Add cooked rice to jambalaya and salt to taste. Note: Recipe from MGM Grand, in its original serving size, you may desire to cut this recipe down, unless you have a whole bunch of people to invite over.


Calories: 379kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 100mg | Sodium: 1786mg | Potassium: 516mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 335IU | Vitamin C: 20.6mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 2.2mg

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