Jambalaya fun to say, fun to eat. It's originally a Caribbean Creole rice dish that has made it's way to Louisiana after being seasoned by both Spanish and French influence. It's said that when Spanish colonials tried to make paella without saffron, which was hard to get in America, they ended up creating Jambalaya. The chorizo in this dish brings some Latin attitude to this dish while the red wine and the unique oregano and basil salts in our specially blended Jambalaya Paste bring some French elegance. Our signature Cajun seasoning has been tweaked to perfection rounding off this dish as a true melting pot of flavors from around the world. 

Cook our delicious Jambalaya in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Jambalaya. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Cajun Seasoning pot, a Jambalaya Stock pot and a Garlic Paste pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Jambalaya in just 30 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Cajun Seasoning
  • Jambalaya Stock
  • Garlic Paste

Your shopping list:

3
boneless chicken thighs
 
150g
Chorizo
 
1
onion
 
2
peppers (1 green and 1 red)
 
2
celery sticks
 
180g
Basmati rice
 
160g
prawns (cooked or raw)(optional)
 
creme fraiche(optional)
 
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Our 30 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Cook the chicken (and prawns)

    Coat the chicken (and prawns if using) in the CAJUN SEASONING and leave it to soak in for a minute. 

    Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a lidded, non-stick pan over a medium high heat, then fry the chicken pieces in batches and cook until they're golden on all sides and just cooked through. Then remove from the pan. 

    Fry the prawns for 2-3 mins until cooked through, then remove from the pan and keep aside. 

  • 2.

    Fry the vegetables

    Add the chorizo to the same pan and fry for 2 mins.

    Next add the GARLIC PASTE, onion and celery to the chorizo and cook for 2 mins. 

    Add the green and red peppers stirring quickly so all the vegetables are coated in the garlic paste. Cook for 3 more mins to soften the veg. While the vegetables are cooking, boil a kettle full of water.

  • 3.

    Add the rice

    Stir in the JAMBALAYA STOCK pot then add the rice along with 500ml of boiled water to the pan. 

    Mix gently and bring it to the boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low, cover with a lid and let it simmer for 12-15 mins, adding around 50ml more water after 10 mins, if needed.  

  • 4.

    Finishing touches

    Bring the chicken (and prawns) back to the pan, mix well and let it cook uncovered for 2 more mins.

    Serve into bowls, with some crème fraîche on the side for those who might find the rice spicy.

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Jambalaya Reviews

BASED ON 2746 reviews

Sandra - Dec 09, 2019

Everyone loved it!

Mark - Dec 07, 2019

Think I'll use chicken breast instead of thigh next time

Sean - Dec 07, 2019

Loved it. Best so far. Chucked in a load of peas, sweetcorn & olives & served with crusty bread. Real crowd pleaser.

Simon - Dec 03, 2019

Really nice

Vicki - Dec 03, 2019

Deffo fav

Manjinder - Dec 03, 2019

Never had this before so wasn't sure what to expect. Liked by the family too

Andrea - Dec 02, 2019

Amazing taste I love making these meals

Kerry - Dec 02, 2019

Beautiful meal

Chris - Dec 02, 2019

Best one so far

Paul - Dec 02, 2019

Always a favourite - again please!

Eileen - Nov 28, 2019

Never eaten before but will be again

Rahul - Nov 28, 2019

Perfect comfort food.

Agnieszka - Nov 27, 2019

We loved it!

Juliet - Nov 27, 2019

Very tasty and easy to cook. My only downfall to the recipe is that it only cooks for two and I cook for 4 people.

Jodie - Nov 25, 2019

Really loved this. Didn't add prawns as not a fan but would be a nice extra.

Paul - Nov 25, 2019

One of the best boxes we’ve had - always a family favourite and always on our order rotation. Top notch!

Kerisha - Nov 25, 2019

I messed up the timing and portions but it was still good!

Ali - Nov 24, 2019

Lovely - quite spicy

Rachel - Nov 23, 2019

Delicious!

Joanne - Nov 23, 2019

Lovely, one of my favourites

Mike - Nov 22, 2019

Amazing

Kathryn - Nov 22, 2019

Bit bland

Jane - Nov 20, 2019

Really tasty. A quick meal. Took longer to chop vegetables.

Veronica - Nov 20, 2019

Enjoyed by all the family.

Sarah - Nov 18, 2019

Family favourite

Sarah - Nov 18, 2019

Family favourite

Suzy - Nov 16, 2019

Bit spicy but great taste. Love it

Linda - Nov 14, 2019

This was rather yummy would cook again

Amanda - Nov 14, 2019

Very Tasty!

Michelle - Nov 13, 2019

Love it really tasty

Denise - Nov 12, 2019

Not my favourite dish I found it a little dry

Robin - Nov 12, 2019

Great family favourite and not too spicy for my wife

Gillian - Nov 11, 2019

So easy and such a delicious mid week supper

Esther - Nov 11, 2019

Lovely flavour but a bit too spicy for my youngest daughter.

Dean - Nov 10, 2019

A bit tasteless. I should have seasoned it a little bit more

Aileen - Nov 10, 2019

Lovely and really simple to cook

MR C G - Nov 10, 2019

Very nice. Left the cajun spice out of it so it wont be spicy for the kids.

Alex - Nov 09, 2019

Very easy to make

Rachel - Nov 08, 2019

Mmmm very tasty

Alicia - Nov 07, 2019

Rice took a lot longer than recommended time.

Cara - Nov 06, 2019

Tasty. Not as quick. A bit of prep involved, still very nice.

Mary - Nov 06, 2019

Enjoyed by all the family.

Karen - Nov 05, 2019

The whole family love this, will definitely do it again

Justin - Nov 05, 2019

Nice bit of heat to this. Used chorizo and king prawns for mine.

Tonya - Nov 04, 2019

Great family meal

Tonya - Nov 04, 2019

My whole family loves this recipe

Antonio - Nov 03, 2019

Nice and spicy.

Kat - Nov 03, 2019

Tasty with a hint of spice

Sarah - Nov 03, 2019

Used all 3 meat choices, good choice

Nicola - Nov 02, 2019

Another lovely dish

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