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!

    Kayleen is a food blogger living in Dallas. She has been blogging for three years and loves sharing her recipes with the world. She often looks for new ingredients to experiment with or innovative techniques to try out. Whenever she finds something interesting, she shares it on her blog and social media channels so that others can benefit from her discoveries.