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Bring the Flavor of Mardi Gras to Your Kitchen in 30 Minutes

Whether you are in the French Quarter of Louisiana, or on the beaches of California, Mardi Gras just isn’t the same without some fresh and spicy Jambalaya. The Creole-inspired Jambalaya recipe is easy to make, thanks to Tony Chachere’s Famous Creole Cuisine®. Just throw everything in a skillet and in 30 minutes, you’ll have a feast packed full of flavor – for Mardi Gras or anytime of the year.

Tony Chachere’s has been a fixture in kitchens across the nation for decades, with a particular presence in the Southeast. While its authentic lines of Creole products are top-notch for all sorts of dishes, its marinades, mixes and seasonings are a must-have for your Mardi Gras feasts.

Tony Chachere's Jambalaya Fiesta

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 25 Minutes

Serves: 6

1/2 pound ground beef or pork

1 box Tony Chachere’s Jambalaya Mix

2-1/4 cups cold water

1 cup diced chicken breast

1 can Mexican-style corn

1 can black olives

1 tablespoon lemon juice

In a large skillet, brown ground beef or pork. Drain any excess oil.

Add to beef or pork Tony Chachere’s Jambalaya Mix, water, chicken, corn, olives, and lemon juice.

Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover and let simmer for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Tony Chachere’s Famous Creole Cuisine® was founded in 1972 by Tony Chachere, the “Ole Master” of Creole cooking. Tony Chachere’s continues to be family owned-and-operated and is located in Opelousas, Louisiana. You can get more Tony Chachere’s recipes and products by visiting And for all of the cooking tips you need, go to

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