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 Garlic Paste pot and a Jambalaya Stock 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
  • Garlic Paste
  • Jambalaya Stock

Your shopping list:

boneless chicken thighs
small onion
green pepper
celery stick
Basmati rice
prawns (cooked or raw)(optional)

Our 30 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Cook the chicken (and prawns)

    Coat the chicken (and prawns if using) in the CAJUN SEASONING.

    Fry the chicken in a pan until cooked and golden, then remove and set aside. Repeat with the prawns.

  • 2.

    Fry the vegetables

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

    Add the GARLIC PASTE, onion, pepper and celery, and cook for 3-4 mins. Meanwhile, boil the kettle.

  • 3.

    Add the rice

    Add the rice, 400ml of boiling water and the JAMBALAYA STOCK to the pan.

    Stir, bring it to the boil, then reduce the heat to medium-low heat and cover with a lid. Let it cook for 12-15 mins, adding more water after 10 mins, if needed.

  • 4.

    Finishing touches

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


Jambalaya Reviews

BASED ON 5262 reviews

Gemma - Mar 20, 2019


Michelle - Mar 20, 2019

We loved this recipe, easy to make and super tasty

Laura - Mar 20, 2019

A bit bland

Caitlan - Mar 19, 2019

Flavour was very strong.

Agnieszka - Mar 19, 2019

Loved it, glad I added the prawns too.

Janet - Mar 19, 2019

Tasty and chorizo soft and tasty because the liquid for cooking rice stops it getting hard.

Debbie - Mar 18, 2019

Really tasty. Definitely have again

Rebecca - Mar 18, 2019

Was too strong for us. Could have done with only using half the pots

Caroline - Mar 18, 2019

So easy and very tasty

Khalisha - Mar 18, 2019

I really liked this. Made with tofu as am a vegetarian, the seasoning for the chicken was quite bland but overall the recipe tasted good. Wasn't spicy at all though.

Rachael - Mar 17, 2019

Spicy, tasty and filling. Would recommend

Andrew - Mar 17, 2019

Another lovely recipe - our first Simply Cook meal Really tasty and so easy to prepare. Enjoyed it so much, we have just ordered it again!

NIC - Mar 17, 2019

So tasty

Alex - Mar 17, 2019

Lovely but a bit too salty.

Sarah - Mar 16, 2019

So tasty, the recipe said for two but there was so much it was amazing, we made with chicken and prawns and was super tasty

Lisa - Mar 16, 2019


Gina - Mar 16, 2019

Delicious, wholesome perfect Saturday night street food! We added chicken, prawns and chorizo. So you get a surprise with every mouthful. Highly recommend!

Kate - Mar 16, 2019


Andrea - Mar 16, 2019

Gorgeous and easy to make

Aleksandra - Mar 15, 2019

Easy, yummy, one pot meal ????

Flavia - Mar 14, 2019

Absolutely beautiful! Spot on for our taste.

Judith - Mar 14, 2019


Nikki - Mar 14, 2019

wasnt to my liking

Vicky - Mar 14, 2019

Absolutely delicious. A form favourote of ours. Do feel like the portion is a bit small but doubled the rice and water and added bit extra chorizo and definitely did not lack in flavour.

Anna - Mar 14, 2019

Great flavours! Very very yummy and will defo be having again

Lesley - Mar 13, 2019

Bloody lush ????

Jason - Mar 13, 2019

Best so far,delicious flavour especially with addition of prawns,chorizo and lime-excellent-Thankyou

Michelle - Mar 13, 2019

Really tasty will be having again !

Ben - Mar 13, 2019


Louise - Mar 13, 2019

Omg this meal was amazing definitely would feed more than two. Mot too spicy and the flavours are lovely

Denise - Mar 13, 2019

Nice and spicy, just missing something, not sure

Richard - Mar 13, 2019

1st class!

Jon - Mar 12, 2019

Not bad, I used followed the recipe with all the suggested extras. Needed a little more zip and I’d suggest replacing the green pepper for a red.

Lizzie - Mar 12, 2019

Absolutely flipping amazing :)

Jen - Mar 12, 2019

Delicious and easy to make. Really impressed by the flavour, we added the prawns, lime and spring onions.

Jeanette - Mar 12, 2019

Absolutely delicious, will definitely request this one again!

Janet - Mar 12, 2019

Great recipe!

Samsurin - Mar 12, 2019

Nice flavor but a bit salty

Sophie - Mar 12, 2019

So full of flavour... a real treat!

Noelle - Mar 12, 2019

Great after a long boring day.

Karen - Mar 11, 2019

Really nice and tasty

Antony - Mar 11, 2019

Fantastic flavour

Danielle - Mar 11, 2019

I don’t know what i did but it was a lot wetter than the picture? Used the same amount of ingredients as advised, if i left it to cook any longer it would have burnt! Delicious all the same.

Su - Mar 11, 2019

Rather salty

Natalie - Mar 10, 2019

We added prawns, lovely tasty spicy dish!

Marie - Mar 10, 2019

Very easy and tasty.

Edward - Mar 10, 2019

Consider the toughness of the chorizo.

Edward - Mar 10, 2019

Consider the toughness of the chorizo.

Kerri - Mar 10, 2019

Really tasty dish

Maureen - Mar 09, 2019

Really enjoyed


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