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Cajun Jambalaya

Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404

This recipe is one of our favorites.  You could cook it inside if you wanted to, but that sounds booooring to me.  ;)  So I always cook it in the Wok on the BGE instead.  :)

Emeril's Cajun Jambalaya

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Dang good recipe, and really easy to do on the egg.  Y'all should try it out sometime.  :D

 

 

 

 

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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,416
    You're killing me. I've been craving cajun. As close as i can get is watching DD.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • solasola Posts: 118
    I may steal your wok idea for my next jambalaya. Outstanding idea.
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  • WolfpackWolfpack Posts: 1,384
    Really nice looking cook- what size wok is that? I still haven't ordered one yet.
    Greensboro, NC
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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404
    Thx, y'all! @Wolfpack, it's the 16 inch Carbon Steel Wok from the ceramic grill store. I love it.
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  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 3,426
    That Jambalaya looks awesome!
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    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,943
    Awesome! My list of your cooks to try is getting pretty darn long. :)

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404
    Thx, fellas'! @caliking, I dunno if Emeril's recipe is authentic or not, but we like it. :)
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  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Dyal, you're becoming one of my favorite posters! Looks awesome.
    LBGE
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
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  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    I have most of these ingredients and i have to try this !!!  Thanks for posting !
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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404
    Aww shucks, @SmokinDAWG82. ;) If you are nearby, I'll be making this next weekend in Spartanburg along with @vidalia1 and @BENTE. :)
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  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    that looks great i look forward to trying it!!

    happy eggin

    TB

    Anderson S.C.

    "Life is too short to be diplomatic. A man's friends shouldn't mind what he does or says- and those who are not his friends, well, the hell with them. They don't count."

    Tyrus Raymond Cobb

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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,370
    Very good looking.  I do something similar that is always a hit, but never did it in a wok on the Egg.  I will have to try that next time.

    Mine has yellow rice and chirozo, but otherwise it quite like yours.  Good pics and good cook.
    Pasquali Luciano
    Buon appetito to all the BGE family
    XLBGE, LBGE, MBGE and lots of toys

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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404
    Thx, guys... :) Doc, that's a great idea with the yellow rice. I love the flavor of Saffron.
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  • six_eggsix_egg Posts: 605
    Food looks great. Ot here but I am doing crawfish next weekend with my son in LA. I so miss them. Jambalaya makes me think of them.

    XLBGE, LBGE 

    Texarkana, TX

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  • ChubbsChubbs Posts: 5,223
    Looks great Dyal! Are there any more competitions coming up near us? We need to get together man.
    Columbia, SC --- LBGE 2011 -- MINI BGE 2013
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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404
    I dunno about any competitions.... But there are plenty of baseball games. :) I would love to get together for a cook or two too. ;)
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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Looks great! I love jambalaya and have made this recipe a few times, now I just need to take it out to the egg! 
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • LoggerLogger Posts: 236
    Copied, printed, scanned, and transferred to recipes on Android tablet.

    Nice cook!
    It looks like after the initial high heat to cook veggies, the temp is slowly brought down so that the rice is not burned.
    This might be something to try for the Oklahoma Eggfest because it can be put together, cooked, and then kept warm while you cook something else.
    That is... IF there's an Eggfest.
    OKC area  XL - Medium
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  • Que_n_BrewQue_n_Brew Posts: 560
    Nice Dyal SC! I'm about to get my spider and wok. I'm marking this so it can be my first cook. Thx for sharing.
    PROUD MEMBER OF THE WHO DAT NATION!
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  • ratcheerratcheer Posts: 189
    I have always made my jambalaya from recipes from Justin Wilson. They do not seem as fancy as Emiril's, but I think they are closer to the land, so to speak. Simple and hardy.

    Tim
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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 6,912
    That looks awesome!!! I have a 16" wok as well... would it work in a large CI Dutch Oven?
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,920
    looks awesome. Thanks for the invite, but it's just too far.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

    The Supreme Potentate, Sovereign Commander and Sultan of Wings

     

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  • Solson005Solson005 Posts: 1,907
    Sure @hapster Dutch ovens are perfect for jambalaya and I guess now we know woks are good too!

    Do you have a lid for your wok or just close the dome to finish the rice?
    Large & Small BGE, CGW Two-Tier Swing Rack for BOTH EGGS, Spider for the Wok, eggCARTen & and Cedar Pergola my Eggs call home in Edmond, OK. 
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  • solasola Posts: 118
    edited March 2013
    hapster said:

    That looks awesome!!! I have a 16" wok as well... would it work in a large CI Dutch Oven?

    Hap, Dutch oven is more typical for jambalaya. There are thousands of 20-40 gallon pots around here made solely for jambalaya.
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  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    Dyal_SC said:
    I dunno about any competitions.... But there are plenty of baseball games. :) I would love to get together for a cook or two too. ;)

    How you liking that game going on in Greenville right now??? Go Tigers. In all seriousness though we should have an egghead tailgate!
    Anderson, SC
    XL BGE, Father's Day Gift 2012 (Thanks Fam!!!)
    Webber Kettle and Webber Summit Gasser
    Want List: Thermapen, Small BGE, Wok, Adjustable Rig, Food Saver, More $

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  • Dyal_SCDyal_SC Posts: 2,404

    Thanks y'all for all the nice comments.  :)

    @Logger, I think the dome temp was somewhere around 325 deg f when I threw the veggies on...Once I threw in the rice and chicken broth, I cranked it up slightly to get the broth to a nice simmer....then I cranked it down a little bit to finish. 

    @hapster, a CI Dutch Oven would work just fine too.  I personally like using the wok for the jambalaya though, as I find that I can get the broth up to a simmer a lot more quickly.  :)  That's probably due to the wok's thin carbon steel material.  It's easier to clean IMHO too.  :) 

    @Griffin, you suck....nuf said.  ;)

    @Solson005, I just close the lid of the Egg....I open it every now and then to give it a stir. 

    @r270ba, who ended up winning?  My wife and I went to see Jack the Giant Slayer today, so I didn't get to watch the game (movie was good BTW)....:)  You should head to Spartanburg next weekend.  A few of us will be out there cooking up some grub.  Here's the thread about that:

    http://eggheadforum.com/discussion/1148932/south-carolina-eggheads#latest

     

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  • bccomstockbccomstock Posts: 335

    =P~

    A good jambalaya is a weakness for me.. I could probably eat an entire pot.  I need a spider and a wok now.
    LBGE
    MS Gulf Coast - Proud member of the Who Dat Nation!
    My Not Frequently Updated Blog: http://datcue.wordpress.com
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  • BENTEBENTE Posts: 8,337
    hey @r270ba why dont you come up to spartanburg next weekend for the store cook? you can cook if you want, or you can just come hang out!!

    happy eggin

    TB

    Anderson S.C.

    "Life is too short to be diplomatic. A man's friends shouldn't mind what he does or says- and those who are not his friends, well, the hell with them. They don't count."

    Tyrus Raymond Cobb

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