Two thumbs down. I made the recipe as stated, other than adding a can of Rotel tomatoes, and there was just no flavor to speak of. The rice was bland, the chicken was bland; there was some kick from the heat of the Rotel spice, but that was pretty much it. I added some Liquid Smoke which helped out some, but it still seemed like it was missing something. So I added half a can of tomato sauce. Small improvement, but not a fix for the flavor it was missing. I am not familiar with what Jambalaya SHOULD taste like, so maybe this is a good recipe for Jamalaya. I'm sure there are lots of picky kids and meat-and-potatoes hubbies out there who might be pleased with this meal since no flavor really exists to offend anyone's pallette, but our family prefers more flavor than this dish had to offer. I highly recommend cutting the servings back to 6 until you know for sure if you need more (if you are, say, feeding an army or high school football team)--I started out at six servings and had PLENTY for four adults. It almost filled up an entire 4-qt dutch oven and rice goes a long way, so people don't tend to eat as many servings of it.
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Two thumbs down. I made the recipe as stated, other than adding a can of Rotel tomatoes, and...