Chumbalaya is a type of food from the Chum Bucket. It is first mentioned by Plankton in the episode "F.U.N." and makes its debut physical appearance in "Lame and Fortune."
It is a piece of long and skinny chum that is put together on a stick. It is marked with a "new" sign on the menu.
Role in series
When Plankton thinks he has a customer (only for it to turn out to be a friendship invitation from SpongeBob), he states that their today special is Chumbalaya.
"Lame and Fortune"
Karen is seen feeding Chumbalaya to customers at the Chum Bucket after they agree to eat there due to the fortunes, despite finding the food disgusting.
- Its name is a parody of the Creole dish Jambalaya.