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Cajun Chicken Jambalaya Recipe

Yields5 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time45 mins

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 1 tsp coconut or olive oil
 500 g chicken breast, chopped into small cubes
 1 onion, diced
 2 garlic cloves, crushed
 1 green pepper, diced
 1 red pepper, diced
 150 g sweetcorn, drained
 300 g brown rice (dry weight)
 400 g can of chopped tomatoes
 2 tsp Mexican/fajita spice
 1 tsp chilli flakes
 700 ml stock
 pinch of black pepper

Heat a large pan on the hob on a medium heat and add the coconut oil. Add the onions and peppers and gently fry for 5 minutes . Once they're ready, add in the crushed garlic and fry for another minute.


Add the chicken, Cajun spice and chili flakes and cook for a few more minutes until the chicken is lightly browned.


Add the uncooked rice, chopped tomatoes, stock, black pepper and sweetcorn to the pan and give everything a good mix through.


Reduce the heat down to low, cover and simmer for 30- 40 minutes until the majority of the liquid has been absorbed and the rice is cooked though.


Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 5

Amount Per Serving
Calories 387
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g13%
Total Carbohydrate 56g19%
Protein 24g48%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.