Jambalaya is a traditional Louisiana dish, coming from our Spanish and French culture. Rice is the main ingredient, with different meats or seafood mixed in. I particularly like this variation with shrimp and ham. —Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
This delightfully different jambalaya is lighter than many of the traditional sausage varieties. Plus, it's a great way to use up leftover ham. I appreciate how easy it is to prepare, and I love the aroma while it's cooking.
Quick, easy and delicious is how Norlene Razak describes her fantastic, full-flavored skillet supper. “It remains a real standby recipe for me,” writes the Kyle, Texas cook. “I can always turn out a tasty batch of it in a hurry for unexpected company, yet it's a little more special than many spur-of-the-minute meals.”
This is a great way to use up leftovers. You can mix and match any or all the meats. Feel free to leave out what you don't like and adjust the chilies and cayenne to taste. —Debra Marshall, Park Falls, Wisconsin