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What appetizers go with jambalaya?

Last Updated: 3rd March, 2020

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  • Cajun Sausage Puffs. These miniature sausage rolls take on aNewOrleans flair.
  • Cheesy Hot Jambalaya Dip. Transform the ingredientsyoulove about jambalaya into a delicious party dip!
  • Seafood Phyllo Cups.
  • King Cake Cheese Ball.
  • Grilled Oysters.
  • Best Southern Crispy Fried Oysters.
  • Smoked Oyster Spread.
  • Mini Muffulettas.

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Also asked, what's a good side dish with jambalaya?

Here are some other New Orleans-approved dishesthatpair very well with jambalaya, gumbo, and other cajunandcreole fare.

Side Dishes for Jambalaya

  • Cornbread. Cornbread is a staple southern food that's atotalbreeze to prepare.
  • Chard.
  • Okra.
  • Collard Greens.
  • Corn Maque Choux.
  • Simple Corn On The Cob.

Beside above, what are good side dishes for gumbo?

  • There are only three acceptable things to serve withgumbo.
  • Long grain white rice.
  • My potato salad.
  • Garlic bread but not the prepared one you find at thegrocerystore.
  • For dessert, bread pudding with a whiskey or lemon sauce.
  • Oh, I almost forgot.

Also to know, what bread do you serve with jambalaya?

Jambalaya is a perfect one-dish dinner --it'salready so chock-full of ingredients, you won't needmuchmore to round out the meal. Corn bread is aquintessentialpairing. Or buy some baguette-style Frenchbread at a localbakery.

Do you serve jambalaya with rice?

Traditionally jambalaya is servedwithrice and a side of Southern Cornbread. Sometimes aCreamedCorn is served, but if serving with creamed corn I'dspiceit up with some jalapeños.

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