A favorite signature food of New Orleans, seafood jambalaya is complex in flavor, but preparation is quick and easy. In Cajun, shrimp, or sausage variations and more, these easy recipes for seafood jambalaya are snappy solutions when you feel like "other fish."
Most sources say jambalaya is from "jambon," the French word for "ham," an appropriate heritage for a Creole dish, plus the African "ya," meaning "rice."
Jambalaya is a classic dish made with shrimp, sausage, and plenty of seasonings. If you've never had it, try this simple recipe.
Jambalaya (jam-ba-LIE-ya) is a hearty Cajun rice dish that may include a variety of meats and fish. For this one, choose either crawfish or shrimp.
For traditional jambalaya, shrimp and sausage are stirred into the vegetables and rice, not served on the side. Carrots, cauliflower, and squash are a delicious addition to this Cajun recipe.
Here's a new twist on a New Orleans classic. With shrimp, sausage, ham, and pasta, it's a filling main dish that's ready in just 35 minutes.
Two Louisiana specialties--andouille sausage and crawfish--give an authentic Cajun taste to this robust salad.
Cajun seasoning adds bold flavor to the shrimp and vegetables in this quick dinner recipe. Couscous is mixed in as well to make this a complete meal.
Making this Cajun recipe in the slow cooker allows the flavors of the various ingredients to mingle and develop into a zestfully robust meal.
Grilled chicken, shrimp, sausage, and vegetables make for a complete meal on a stick.
Turkey sausage makes this main dish meal, with chicken thighs, shrimp, and brown rice high in flavor, low in fat. Prepare this diabetic version of a Southern favorite in a slow cooker.
Can't decide whether you want chicken, shrimp or sausage for dinner? This slow cooker recipe combines all three in one spicy stew.
Collard greens--an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K--give this classic Cajun favorite a delicious nutrition boost.
The three-pepper Homemade Salt-Free Cajun Seasoning adds lots of fiery flavor to this slow-cooker jambalaya recipe.