In the THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG, Tiana shares a special gift of cooking with her father. Now with Tiana’s recipe of Jammin’ Jambalaya, you too can have share those warm feelings with this spicy Southern favorite!


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This recipe comes from The Princess and the Frog: Tiana’s Cookbook: Recipes for Kids and can be found on pages 26-27.

Recipe makes 6 to 8 servings.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into *1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 pound Andouille sausage, cooked and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 large celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 small bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup canned chopped tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 cups uncooked white rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or pot over medium-high heat. Sauté the chicken until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium.
  2. Stir in the sausage, onion, celery, bell pepper, and garlic. Sprinkle on the salt and ground black pepper, and stir again. Cook the mixture for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in the chopped tomatoes and the uncooked rice. Then stir in the chicken broth. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to low and cover the pan. Simmer the jambalaya until the rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Stir in the Worcestershire and hot pepper sauces.

This recipe is inspired by The Princess and the Frog on Disney Blu-ray and DVD March 16, 2010!

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Reprinted with permission from the book The Princess and the Frog: Tiana’s Cookbook: Recipes for Kids Copyright © 2009 Disney Enterprises, Inc. Published by Disney Press, an imprint of Disney Book Group.

Jammin Jambalaya