Recipe | Jambalaya

ingredients for jambalaya prepared on a chopping board ready to start cooking
Let's get ready to cook Jambalaya!



1    Onion
1    Red Pepper (sliced)
   2   Cloves of Garlic (crushed)
1 tablespoon   Cajun Seasoning
250g   Long Grain Rice
400g   Can of Plum Tomatoes
400g   Can of Kidney Beans
350ml   Chicken/Vegetable Stock


  • Heat a splash of olive oil in a large frying pan and brown the chicken or pork if using.
  • Remove the meat and set it aside.
  • Add the onion and cook for 3-4 minutes until it's soft.
  • Add the red pepper, garlic, chilli, cajun seasoning and the kidney beans - cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the meat back in, along with the can of tomatoes, the rice and the stock.
  • Stir, cover and let simmer for around 25-30 minutes until the rice is cooked.

Adapted from the original recipe: BBC Good Food

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