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  1. Vanessa

    I followed the directions exactly and this turned out perfect! Perfect amount of spice and the consistency and flavor is terrific! Definitely making this again and again!

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      Thanks Vanessa!

  2. Melissa

    5 stars
    This was my first meal made in my new instant pot Viva, after I made plain jasmin rice for my son. This was really good. Added okra, kidney beans and used Zataran’s jambalaya boxed meal and also added Creole seasoning! Will be making again!

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      Glad you liked it Melissa. Good to know that you were able to use the Zatarain’s jambalaya mix with this recipe 🙂

  3. Cheryl

    5 stars
    I have never made Jambalaya before but this was so eww easy and so good!! Hubby ate two plates then asked for some in his lunch tomorrow for work!

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      Awesome! I’m so glad you found this favorite of mine.

  4. Eric M

    5 stars
    This recipe was fire. Exceeded my expectations!!

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      Thanks Eric – I’m so glad you liked it!

  5. Lynne Snyder

    If short on time can we add rotisserie chicken at e d
    End like the shrimp

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      Lynne, yes you can do that! Hope you enjoy the recipe.

  6. Pauline

    Made this twice already and both times, rice was mushy… I cooked it at 5minutes since I’m Hsiang jasmine rice. Should I reduce the water or the time to avoid this next time ? Flavor is delicious though !! I rinsed my rice before added it in.

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      Pauline, although I love Jasmine rice, I tend to use long grain or basmati for this recipe and have actually never tried it with Jasmine. My instinct would be to reduce the cook time to 3 or 4 minutes, you probably have to play with it. I think the quantity of liquid is okay.

  7. Tarron

    5 stars
    This was just excellent!!!! I didn’t change a thing nor would I. Just perfect as written. I used parboiled rice and it couldn’t have turned out better. 10 stars!!

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      Thank you, Tarron – that’s so kind of you!

  8. Lorene Grinberg

    What size shrimp (actual count, such as 26/30 or 31/40, etc) do you recommend? Thanks!

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      Lorene, I usually use the medium size shrimp, approximately 36/40.

  9. Wendy Banister

    5 stars
    Thank you Neena for the wonderful detailed instant pot jambalaya recipe. My husband had 2 bowls. I have to admit I was intimidated until I watched your set up of the duo nova. I look forward to watching more of your video tutorials.
    Wendy

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      Thank you Wendy! I’m so happy that y’all liked the recipe – it’s a family favorite 🙂

  10. Kc

    5 stars
    The taste was great – I reduced the chicken stock to one cup since I was not adding the rice to the mix but served it separately. My only problem is and that’s with more than just this recipe is the prep time – 15 minutes?? It took approximately 40 minutes to clean and devein the shrimp, dice. But once that was done it was rated a 9 with my family. Will do it again

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      Kc – I’m glad you liked the recipe. I always make a note in the Notes section of the recipe that the prep time doesn’t include steps that are already specified in the ingredients eg. some people buy deveined shrimp, or minced garlic. But I understand your frustration and I’m sorry about that!

  11. Lisa

    Hi, just made your recipe (and I secretly do not like instant pots). It was a huge hit! I held the shrimp out and sautéed separately because it was being served the next day and I wanted ‘just cooked’ shrimp in the final dish. Thanks for an easy to follow recipe using the instant pot.

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      Hi Lisa, that’s so great to hear – thank you for giving the recipe a chance 🙂

  12. Hoyt

    Hi, can this be doubled in a 6qt? Modifications?Thanks

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      Hi Hoyt, as long as the contents don’t go above the 1/2 mark, you can double the recipe. Just double the quantities and leave the pressure cook time the same.

  13. Ann- Marie

    This is our 2nd time making this! My 16 year old son loves everything about it. The 13 year old girl who is a picky eater loves it(picks out the shrimp lol). Thanks for the great recipe! Someday I hope top take the kids to New Orleans!

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      Ann-Marie, that’s great to hear – thank you for letting me know!

  14. Vickie

    5 stars
    Delicious! Thank you for the detailed instructions for an Instant Pot newbie.

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      You’re very welcome, Vickie!

  15. Lainie

    5 stars
    This was SO good. I usually make jambalaya in a crock pot, but needed the speed of the instant pot. I doubled this recipe and it came out PERFECT. As a native Louisianian, I believe a good jambalaya recipe is gold 🙂 Thanks for publishing!

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      Aww, thank you Lainie. I always love hearing from Louisianans especially for my Cajun and Creole recipes!

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