Jambalaya like gumbo and crawfish etouffee are Louisiana's most beloved dishes. It can be made with any number of ingredients such shrimp, chicken, sausage, ham, pork and in any combination. Jambalaya is either brown or red depending on which variety you prefer. This jambalaya is red since it has the addition of tomatoes.
Right around carnival time, crawfish start showing up at the markets and everyone has a hankering for their first taste of the season. This is a hearty and filling jambalaya that is a meal in itself. Just what partygoers need to keep their strength up.