Making Campfire Jambalaya
Looking for an easy recipe for a campsite crowd? Try cooking this one-pot jambalaya in a cast iron Dutch oven over campfire coals.
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October 01, 2015
Simple ingredients make up this warm, slightly spicy jambalaya dish that's cooked over a campfire. Note: The recipe can be cooked indoors over the stove, but what's the fun in that? >> Get the recipe.
Be sure to bring along necessities like a knife and cutting board for chopping the onions and peppers. You can also chop and dice ahead, but prepping dinner makes a nice group activity at your campsite.
What's jambalaya without sausage? Choose a hotter sausage if you love spicy food. >> Get the recipe.
Cooking Over Coals
Start your fire well before you plan on cooking; you'll need a solid bed of hot coals to get this dish cooked.
By the Campfire
A group gathers around the fire, waiting for dinner to cook.
The jambalaya dish is almost ready once the rice is cooked through. Then toss in shrimp to cook in just a couple minutes. >> Get the recipe.
Ready to Serve
Serve this one-pot jambalaya straight from the Dutch oven. Using paper bowls means more time for campsite lounging, and less time for campsite cleanup. Just be sure to pack out any trash.