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Recipe: Appetizing Jambalaya

Jambalaya. Jambalaya (/ˌdʒæmbəˈlaɪ.ə/ JAM-bə-LY-ə, /ˌdʒʌm-/ JUM-) is a Creole and Cajun rice dish of West African, French (especially Provençal cuisine), and Spanish influence, consisting mainly of meat and vegetables mixed with rice. John Besh: New Orleans' Best Jambalaya The BEST Jambalaya Recipe — made with shrimp, chicken and Andouille sausage, veggies, rice and the most delicious zesty Cajun seasoning.

Jambalaya is one of my favorite one-pot style recipes. The combo of sausage, chicken, and shrimp with Creole seasoning and rice is always a winner in my book. Making it in a slow cooker makes it. You can have Jambalaya using 10 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Jambalaya

  1. Prepare 1 lb of pork.
  2. It’s 1 lb of chicken.
  3. Prepare 1 of sausage.
  4. You need 1 of green pepper.
  5. It’s 2 of celery stalks.
  6. You need 2 of yellow onion.
  7. It’s 1 tbls of Cajun seasoning.
  8. Prepare of Hot sauce.
  9. It’s 3 1/2 c. of Water.
  10. Prepare 2 c. of Rice.

Jambalaya is a wildly popular dish that originated in New Orleans and was inspired by flavors around the world—Spanish, West African, and French to name a few. Our recipe was inspired by other. Jambalaya (pronounced /ˌdʒʌmbəˈlaɪə/ or <jum-buh-LIE-uh>) is a casserole-style dish of Spanish and French influence originating in Louisiana. Jambalaya is traditionally a one pot dish, with a variety of meats and seafood, vegetables, and spicy seasonings.

Jambalaya step by step

  1. Brown all meat and put aside.
  2. Sauté onion, green pepper and celery.
  3. Add 2 tbls chicken or beef base and Cajun seasoning.
  4. Add 3 1/2 c. Water and hot sauce.
  5. Add meat and rice.
  6. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 25 min. Let stand 5 min before taking lid off. Enjoy..

While there are countless variations, a standard jambalaya contains rice, protein, seasoning vegetables and spices. This was very similar to my usual recipe I use for jambalaya. I have never used file powder and every batch turns out great. Opinions often differ on what jambalaya ingredients should be in the pot. Everyone will agree, thought, that this jambalaya recipe is the best around.

By Joanna Regbert

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