Creole-style prawn jambalaya

Creole style Prawn Jumbalaya

  • Preparation time:10 minutes
  • Cooking time:10 minutes
  • Total time:20 minutes 20 minutes

Serves: 4


1 tsp sunflower oil
1 red onion, chopped
2 red peppers, deseeded and diced
2 celery stalks, sliced
60g Cooks’ Ingredients Diced Chorizo
2 x 250g packs Tilda Steamed Brown Basmati Rice
200g Waitrose Raw Jumbo King Prawns
2 tomatoes, roughly chopped
1-2 tsp Bart Creole Spice Mix
25g pack fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped


1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and cook the onion, peppers, celery and chorizo for 5 minutes until the vegetables have softened.

2. Meanwhile, heat the rice in a microwave according to the packet instructions.

3. Stir the prawns, tomatoes and spice mix into the pan and cook for 2 minutes. Add the warm rice and continue to stir-fry for a further 2 minutes until the prawns are cooked through and the jambalaya is piping hot. Stir through the parsley and serve.

Cook’s tip

The word ‘jambalaya’ comes from the Provençal word meaning ‘mix up’ – so why not try varying the ingredients you add to your rice.


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