A jambalaya is a Spanish-and French-influenced Creole dish made with rice, spices, and your choice of chicken, ham, sausage, seafood, or a combination of them. There are various ways to make jambalaya, but the traditional Cajun brown jambalaya and the Creole-style red jambalaya (made with tomatoes) are the most popular ones.
This jambalaya recipe is simple, yet very authentic-Yummy columnist Sari Jorge got it from a friend who worked as a chef in New Orleans. The best part? It's a one-pot dinner that's quick and easy to prepare.