Koopman Recipes – Jambalaya on the Egg


We’re proud to partner with our friend Andrew Bausman to bring the best Big Green Egg recipes he knows. Today we’re looking at a delicious classic made even better on the egg, Jambalaya! This delicious cajun dish is sure to add some spice to any backyard gathering or family dinner!



Bacon or bacon bits

1 chicken breast

2lb kielbasa

1 large onion

2 green peppers

4 celery stalks

3 tbsp cajun seasoning

8oz diced tomatoes

3 cups rice

6 cups chicken stock


In a Dutch oven add ½lb bacon cut in 1/2″ pieces.

Once cooked half way add one chicken breast and 2lb kielbasa cut into ½” pieces.

When chicken is cooked half way add 1 large onion, 2 green pepper, and 4 celery stalks cut into ¼” size pieces.

Once the vegetables are soft and onions are translucent add 3 tbsp Cajun season and one 8oz can Rotel brand diced tomatoes with green chilies.

Add 3 cups rice and stir until all ingredients are married then add 6 cups chicken stock and cook until rice is done stirring often. 

Wrap Upchicken-sausage-jambalaya-big-green-egg

If everything goes to plan, your delicious jambalaya should look just like the photo on the right! A spicy treat for the whole family and fun to make as well! If you follow the recipe, make sure you post pictures of your creation on our Facebook by clicking here!

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