Chicken, Prawn & Chorizo Jambalaya

Chicken, Prawn & Chorizo Jambalaya

13 reviews, 4.8 star(s). 93% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

The most famous dish from New Orleans with a rich flavour


2 chicken breasts; (cubed)
250 g chorizo; (sliced)
250 g king prawns
1 onion; (roughly chopped)
1 green pepper; (roughly chopped)
3 sticks celery; (roughly chopped)
1 can tomatoes; (400 g) chopped
250 ml rice; (1 cup)
1 tablespoon liquid chicken stock; (made up with boiling water to 1 ltr)
4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning; (see below for recipe)

Original recipe makes 6



Dust the cubed chicken breasts with 2 teaspoons of Cajun seasoning and fry for approximately 5 mins.

Add the chorizo, onion, green pepper and celery along with the remaining Cajun seasoning and cook for a further 5 - 10 mins until the vegetables have softened.

Add the chopped tomatoes, rice and chicken stock and gently simmer until the rice is cooked and has absorbed nearly all the stock, approximately 20 mins (add more water if necessary).

Add king prawns and continue cooking until they have turned pink (if using raw prawns) or heated through (if using pre-cooked prawns).

To make Cajun seasoning use: 5 parts paprika; 2 parts onion granules; 2 parts garlic granules; 2 parts dried oregano; 2 parts dried thyme; 1 part cayenne pepper; 1 part black pepper; 1 part white pepper; 1 part salt

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Made this but left out the celery and used okra instead. Very tasty and easy to make.
LSKSK 1y ago

Really easy and really tasty!
gezugowa 2y ago

Loves the recipe... Very tasty... I modified it a little by cooking the rice (jasmine rice) separately in chicken stock.. I also used linguica instead of charizo... Will def make again
Dnorris1751 2y ago

Fantastic loved this I cook it every week now
Jemma0114 2y ago

Found the recipe and method a little unclear (maybe its just me? Lol) but worked it out and was really tasty :) will do again!
Westilah 3y ago

Pretty good when you've worked out the units - not sure if everyone gets metric, but 7kg of prawns and chorizo seems a bit excessive!
Stevegf 3y ago

ianhamer 4y ago

My family loved it! Really easy to cook
Rachmatho 4y ago

Easy and tasty a family winner
Sbbchome 4y ago

Really easy and very tasty. Only down side was the fact it tool my dish longer to reduce than the recipe said. Will definitely make again.
Rebeccafildes 5y ago

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