Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4-6 chicken fillets, chopped
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 cup green beans
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 150g chorizo, sliced
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning (or to taste)
  • 500g long grain rice
  • 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • 700ml chicken stock


  1.  Heat oil in a large heavy-based frying pan/French oven and brown the chicken for 5-8 minutes until golden. Remove and set aside.
  2. Put in the onion and cook for 3-4 minutes until soft.
  3. Add the green beans, garlic, chorizo and Cajun seasoning, and cook for 5 minutes more.
  4. Stir the chicken back in.  Add rice, tomatoes and stock. Stir until even.
  5. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes until the moisture is absorbed and the rice is tender.
Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya

Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya

I served it with a green salad and garlic bread.

Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya with Salad and Garlic Bread

This recipe fed our family of six with almost NO leftovers.


Posted on Thursday, January 31st, 2013, in Cooking, Food and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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