Slimming World king prawn jambalaya recipe

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Nutritious, tasty and wholesome, this Slimming World recipe for king prawn jambalaya has been a family favourite for a while now.

Slimming World king prawn jambalaya
  • Slimming World
Serves4
SkillEasy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time30 mins
Cost RangeMid

Nutritious, tasty and wholesome, this Slimming World recipe for king prawn jambalaya has been a family favourite for a while now.

That's because even though this recipe for king prawn jambalaya is from Slimming World, it's enjoyed by everyone - whether they're on the plan or not. It's a warming comfort dish that takes incorporates one of the tastiest types of seafood out there - the king prawn - into the recipe.

But if you're not a fan of king prawns, or can't find them in the supermarket, there's no issue with using pork or another type of Slimming World-approved meat like turkey or beef. Alternatively, you could make it completely vegetarian by using just vegetable in the recipe.

We love this Slimming World king prawn jambalaya. For more wholesome Slimming World recipes (opens in new tab), we recommend this recipe for beef and aubergine bake (opens in new tab).

Ingredients

  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 3 peppers (any colours), deseeded and sliced
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 200g dried long-grain rice
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes with garlic and herbs
  • 400g cooked and peeled king prawns

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Method

  1. Spray a large, heavy-based, non-stick casserole pan or saucepan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a medium heat. Add the peppers, cover and cook for 5 minutes or until they’re beginning to soften, stirring occasionally.
  2. Sprinkle over the Cajun seasoning and cook for 1 minute, stirring. Stir in the rice, chopped tomatoes and 700ml boiling water and bring to the boil over a high heat. Cover, reduce the heat to very low and cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove the lid, add the prawns and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Season to taste and serve hot.
Top Tip for making Slimming World king prawn jambalaya

Not a fan of king prawns? Swap them out for pork or normal prawns, whatever suits you

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