Instant Pot Jambalaya

Spicy chicken sausage is the star of in this easy recipe for Instant Pot Jambalaya that is made in less than 30 minutes from start to finish.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Instant Pot Jambalaya
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Pressure Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 295kcal
Author: Kristen Chidsey



  • Turn Instant Pot to saute mode on high and allow to heat up. 
  • Once heated, add in oil, onions, and peppers and saute for 2-3 minutes until just beginning to soften up. 
  • Add in chicken stock and scrape up any browned bits of on bottom of inner pot. 
  • Add in garlic, Cajun seasoning, sausage, and stir. Add in tomatoes, and gently stir. Add in rice and gently push down with back of spoon to submerge rice into liquid. DO NOT STIR RICE! Put lid on Instant Pot. 
  • Cancel saute function and set to high pressure on manual (or pressure cook function) and set timer for 3 minutes. 
  • Let pressure release naturally and then stir in Worcestershire Sauce and hot sauce. 


  • Be sure to RINSE your rice, as this will help it not stick to pressure cooker.
Nutrition Facts
Instant Pot Jambalaya
Amount Per Serving
Calories 295 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 115mg5%
Potassium 207mg6%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 14g28%
Vitamin A 1195IU24%
Vitamin C 27mg33%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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