Prawn Jambalaya

Course: Lunch, DinnerDifficulty: Beginner
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Are you a seafood lover looking for a little spice in your life? Then you’ll definitely want to try this delicious Prawn Jambalaya recipe! Bursting with juicy prawns, tender rice, and a flavorful blend of herbs and spices, this twist on a classic Cajun dish is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

With a perfect balance of heat and richness, it’s the ideal dish for those who love bold flavors and hearty meals. So if you’re looking to shake up your dinner routine with a little bit of southern charm and a whole lot of flavor, give this Prawn Jambalaya a try today!


  • 1 finely chopped yellow bell pepper

  • 400 grams of raw prawns

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 finely chopped garlic cloves

  • 1 finely chopped onion

  • 1 finely chopped red bell pepper

  • 1 chopped celery sticks

  • 2 tsp sweet smoked paprika

  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin

  • 250 grams Basmati rice

  • A handful of finely chopped parsley

  • 500 ml of any stock

  • 3 finely chopped tomatoes

  • Salt

  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper

  • 1 Lemon cut into wedges to serve


  • Heat a large non-stick pot and add oil to it.
  • Add the onions and fry for about three minutes until soft.
  • Add garlic, celery, bell peppers, paprika, cumin, salt, and pepper. Stir fry for about three minutes, or until fragrance comes out.
  • Add in the rice, stock, and tomatoes. Bring to a boil, stirring often, and then reduce the heat to medium.
  • Cover the pan and let it simmer for about 12 to 15 minutes or until the rice is tender and 80 per cent cooked.
  • Now, add in the prawns and mix with the rice.
  • Allow to cook for four to five minutes or till the prawns have turned pink and cooked well.
  • Stir in the parsley and reserve a little for garnishing.
  • Plate the prawn jambalaya and top with parsley.
  • Serve the Prawn Jambalaya immediately and enjoy!


  • Nutritional information may vary depending on the specific ingredients and amounts used in the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size2g


  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10g 16%
    • Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
  • Cholesterol 250mg 84%
  • Sodium 740mg 31%
  • Amount Per Serving% Daily Value *
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g 15%
    • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
    • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 38g 76%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    Enjoy your delicious and healthy Prawn Jambalaya!

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