Jambalaya is a classic one-pot Creole dish with a beautiful mix of strong flavors and great textures. It could be made with ham, chicken, shrimp or oysters, depending on what ingredients you have on-hand. This smoked sausage jambalaya recipe is quick and easy to do and makes a really tasty dinner on the trail.
What you’ll need:
1 tbsp olive oil
1 small shallot, diced
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 handful (about 50g/1.76oz) smoked sausages, sliced
1 tbsp tomato paste
1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
3-4 pcs canned pimentos, drained and sliced
1/3 cup quick-cooking rice
On the trail:
1. Heat the olive oil in a pot, add onions and garlic; cook until onions are soft.
2. Add sausages, and sauté until browned.
3. Stir in tomato paste, Cajun spice mixture and pimentos. Cook for another 1–2 minutes; then pour in rice and 2/3 cup water.
4. Bring to a boil. Season to taste and simmer for 10 minutes – stirring occasionally – until rice is done and all liquid is absorbed.
* Serves 1 * Easy * 20 min * Pot * 179g (6.31oz) * 569kcal *