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 9548 reviews

Rachel - Sep 16, 2019

Absolutely delicious! Will definitely cook again

Gemma - Sep 16, 2019

Really good and so easy

Lisa - Sep 16, 2019

Gorgeous would cook it again

Donna - Sep 16, 2019


Connie - Sep 15, 2019

Love this recipe

Scott - Sep 15, 2019

Could have done with a bit more spice but was pleasant enough.

Rob - Sep 15, 2019

Very tasty and easy to cook.

Sam - Sep 15, 2019

Love it, so tasty

Chris - Sep 15, 2019

The cooking method made the chicken juicy. Flavoursome dish

Lisa - Sep 15, 2019

Yummy full of flavour and easy to cook!

Karen - Sep 15, 2019

Delicious but I used brown basmati rice so it needed cooking for approximately 30+ minutes.

Jessica - Sep 15, 2019

Full of taste delicious meal

Samantha - Sep 14, 2019

Beautiful meal. I used only chicken and chorizo, more rice rather than using the prawns. Very filling and full of flavour.

MAXINE - Sep 14, 2019

Great dish

MAXINE - Sep 14, 2019

Great dish

MAXINE - Sep 14, 2019


Terry - Sep 14, 2019


Lorna - Sep 14, 2019

Another amazing tasty dish, will definitely be ordering again. We all loved it!

Laura - Sep 13, 2019

Nice but unexciting

amanda - Sep 13, 2019

so much like my paella i make

Joanna - Sep 13, 2019

Lovely flavours as always but chicken didn’t hold the Cajun spice flavours much so possibly l should have cooked the chicken alone for longer

Olivia - Sep 12, 2019

Delicious! Good amount of heat and the rice is so tasty. Loved it.

Vivian - Sep 12, 2019

Better with spicy chorizo

Anne - Sep 12, 2019


Karen - Sep 11, 2019

Fairly good for our first ever Simply Cook meal. Added some smoked paprika and cayenne and was great!

Maybelle - Sep 11, 2019


Nathan - Sep 11, 2019

Tasty as!!

Kimberley - Sep 11, 2019


Terry - Sep 11, 2019

Was really good will have again

Nick - Sep 11, 2019

Lovely filling dish

Nick - Sep 11, 2019

Lovely filling dish

Nick - Sep 11, 2019

Lovely filling dish

Megan - Sep 10, 2019

Lovely but massive amounts of food

Bethany - Sep 10, 2019

Delicious!! Defiantly recommend

Bethany - Sep 10, 2019

Absolutely delicious! First recipe tried and very impressed! Defiantly recommend!

Olivia - Sep 10, 2019

Mega yum! Not sure why it has to be chicken thighs, but who cares. It’s delicious.

Alexandra - Sep 10, 2019


Michele - Sep 10, 2019


Michele - Sep 10, 2019


Martin - Sep 10, 2019

My favourite so far! Let the rice catch on the bottom of the pan, the crispy bits are amazing!

Sam - Sep 10, 2019

One of favourites yummy ????

Alison - Sep 10, 2019

Used brown rice was great.

Dan - Sep 09, 2019

Incredibly tasty, nice bit of heat, good portion size and really easy to cook! Smashed it!

Siubhan - Sep 09, 2019

Really fab, both myself and my husband loved it.

Emma - Sep 09, 2019

Very tasty ,lots left

Gayle - Sep 09, 2019

Absolutely amazing

Caroline - Sep 08, 2019

I enjoyed this very much.

Caroline - Sep 08, 2019

I enjoyed this very much.

Karen - Sep 08, 2019

Love it

Elizabeth - Sep 08, 2019



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