Definition of jambalaya in English:
A Cajun dish of rice with shrimps, chicken, and vegetables: huge concoctions of gumbo and jambalaya [count noun]: Creole jambalayas are among my favourites
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- Last year I was in New Orleans and had plenty of gumbo, jambalaya, and crawfish étouffée.
- Now, instead of serving pita pockets or turkey sandwiches at lunch, the students are treated to roast beef with caramelized onions on a baguette or shrimp jambalaya with jalapeño cornbread.
- In a traditional jambalaya, chicken, sausage, ham, and chopped vegetables are cooked and added with seasonings and liquid to an iron pot full of rice.
Louisiana French, from Provençal jambalaia.
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