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Chicken jambalaya

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PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
1 hr
20 min
40 min
This tasty, Cajun-style chicken dish is perfect for relaxed, informal eating.


Brown Rice, dry

300 g, long grain

Vegetable Oil

2 teaspoons

Chicken breast, skinless, raw

450 g

Celery, cooked

3 stick(s), sliced


1 large, chopped

Chilli Powder

¼ teaspoons, level

Peppers, All Types

1 medium, deseeded and chopped

Discovery Foods Deep South Cajun Spice Mix

10 g, (2 tsp)


1 pinch, and freshly ground black pepper


¼ teaspoons, level

Oregano, Dried

½ teaspoons, level

Ground Cumin

½ teaspoons, level

Coriander, Dried

½ teaspoons, level

Thyme, Fresh

1 sprig(s), or 1 tsp dried thyme


4 medium, chopped


  1. Cook the rice in plenty of boiling, lightly salted water until tender, about 12 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan or wok and add the chicken. Cook, stirring, for about 6-8 minutes, until browned all over. Add the celery, onion, green pepper and garlic. Cook for about 3 more minutes, stirring often, until the vegetables are softened slightly.
  3. Add the chilli, paprika, cumin, coriander, thyme and tomatoes. Cook gently, stirring occasionally, for a further 5 minutes.
  4. Drain the rice thoroughly, then add it to the frying pan or wok, stirring well to mix everything together. Season with salt and pepper, then serve.