How to Make Paleo Jambalaya with Lobster and Cauliflower Rice

Paleo Jambalaya with Lobster & Cauliflower Rice

Course Dinner
Keyword jambalaya, lobster, low carb, paleo
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 159 kcal
Author Angela Blanchard


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 8 ounces andouille sausage, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1 lb cauliflower rice
  • 14.5 ounces diced fire-roasted tomatoes and its juices
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 lb lobster meat


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon EVOO in a dutch oven over medium heat for 3 minutes or until the oil starts to shimmer.

  2. Stir in the sausage and cook for 2 minutes or until a nice sear has formed.

  3. Next, add onions, bell pepper, celery, and season with Cajun seasoning and sea salt as necessary and cook vegetables for 5 to 7 minutes or until softened.

  4. Stir in cauliflower rice, diced tomatoes (and it's juices), minced garlic, chicken broth, bay leaves, and dried thyme. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes.

  5. Turn the burner off and add in the lobster meat and cover for an additional 10 minutes or until lobster is a creamy white color and no longer translucent in the center.

  6. Remove bay leaves and serve.

Recipe Notes

2 teaspoons ground paprika
2 teaspoons garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

Nutrition Facts
Paleo Jambalaya with Lobster & Cauliflower Rice
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 159 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 92mg31%
Sodium 850mg37%
Potassium 407mg12%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 878IU18%
Vitamin C 53mg64%
Calcium 88mg9%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.