Jambalaya

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Best of Floyd

The Best of Floyd

By Keith Floyd

Published 1995

  • About

This Cajun risotto is highly esteemed way down yonder in New Orleans. It was introduced by the Spanish and immortalized in song by the great Fats Domino: 'Jambalay, crawfish pie and filé gumbo . . . son of a gun we'll have some fun in the bayou . . .' The night I cooked it in the bayou for a few friends, the film crew and an authentic Cajun band, I was mortified that we had to teach them the words of the song. Under a full Cajun moon and emboldened by a little Louisiana 'moonshine' I foolis