Chicken and Prawn Jambalaya


May 5, 2015

Chicken and Prawn Jambalaya 5 0 5 1
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 6 hrs 30 mins
  • 25 mins

    6 hrs 30 mins

    6 hrs 55 mins

  • Yields: 4


1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

1/2 tsp pepper

1 tsp salt

2 tsp chopped fresh thyme

350g fresh diced skinless chicken breasts

2 tbls oil

2 onions

2 tbsp minced garlic

2 green capsicums chopped and seeded

2 celery sticks chopped

250gms shredded ham

175gms Chorizo sausage thinly sliced

400gm can chopped tomatoes

2 tbsp tomato paste

225 ml chicken stock

500gms raw peeled prawns

500gms cooked rice

fresh chives to garnish


1Mix together the cayenne pepper, pepper salt and thyme in a bowl and add the chicken and toss through to coat.


3Heat the oil in a pan add the onions garlic, green peppers and celery cook on a low heat for 5 minutes stir occasionally. Add the chicken and cook for another 5 minutes until chicken is golden. Stir in ham, chorizo, tomatoes, tomato paste and stock bring to the boil.


5Transfer the mixture to the slow cooker cover and cook on low for 6 hours. Add the prawns and rice, recover and cook on high for 30 minutes.


7Garnish with chives and serve immediately.

Submitted by Lindsay McInnes


1 Review

Fiona Chamberlain

June 17, 2021

I made this recipe for my husband. I don’t like spicy food or pawns so unable to taste test but apparently it’s up to par with a restaurant quality dish. Its worth the effort. My husband has eaten it for the last 3 days.

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