Frankly, I know Jambalaya since I live in Panama.
First tried was 2 years ago from Popeye´s fastfood and 2nd time was last week at TGI Friday. And I feel this Jambalaya can be one of my favourite rice to cook.
Browsed to internet try to find whats the Jambalaya actually and finally i tried to make Jambalaya with shrimp&greenpeas last Wednesday for our lunch .
Its simple and the flavour also very nice.
2 cups of uncooked rice
3 cloves of garlic
1 medium onion, chopped
3 tbsp of parsley,chopped
1/2 tbsp of thyme
2 bay leaves
2 tbsp butter
3 tbsp tomato paste / spaghetti sauce
3 dried chili
1 small red bell pepper,chopped small dice
1 small green bell pepper,chopped small dice
1/2 cup shrimps,removed the vein
1/4 cup green beans chopped,
Wash rice. Keep in the water.
Heat butter,put bay leaves,dried chili,garlic & onion. Saute till onion soft.Put tomatoes till tender, add tomato paste.
Put in shrimps,sauted till cooked. Put thyme, and the beans.Mix well. ANd last put parsley.Salt & pepper.Mix well. And add rice and water.
Last, put bell peppers.
Cook until rice is done.