100 mins (prep 40, cooking 60)
13 ingredients
6-8 servings
This is my own recipe. Probably not very authentic, but it's tasty, my family loves it and there's never any left! Also great for potlucks, it can be prepared in a crockpot. Feel free to make your own additions. Enjoy!

Categories:  pasta,-rice-and-grains , north-american , main-dish , american , <-4-hours , southern-u.s. , creole , one-dish-meal , time-to-make ,
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  • 2 (6 1/2 ounce) red beans and rice mix, prepared per package directions (rice-a-roni)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 -3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) diced tomatoes
  • 1 (14 ounce) frozen mixed peppers, thawed (red, green and yellow pepper strips)
  • 1 lb kielbasa, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb cooked chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces (you can use leftover chicken, or cook 2-3 breasts)
  • 8 ounces frozen shrimp, thawed (optional, amount is an estimate, use as much as you like)
  • hot sauce (optional)


Serving Size (179.38 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 450.31 Calories from Fat 146.61
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16.29g 150.39%
Saturated Fat 5.8g 173.9%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 52.92mg 105.84%
Sodium 921.91mg 230.48%
Total Carbohydrate 69.14g 138.28%
Dietary Fiber 17.81 g 427.48%
Sugars 0.44 g %
Protein 19.18g 230.11%
Vitamin A 361.98IU% Vitamin C 11.66mg%
Calcium 305.89mg% Iron 7.94mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
red beans, celery ribs, diced tomatoes, cooked chicken, frozen shrimp