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One Pot Shrimp Jambalaya

5 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
35 min
Total Time

One Pot Shrimp Jambalaya

5 min
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
35 min
Total Time

This super flavorful one-pot Creole jambalaya is packed with shrimps, tons of veggies and brown basmati rice. Delicious, nourishing and easy to make. The ultimate comfort food!

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Ingredients (2 servings)

1 onion
3 celery sticks
1 green bell pepper
1 cloves garlic
150g shrimps
100g brown basmati rice
400g tinned tomatoes
400ml low sodium stock
1 tbsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp smoked paprika
1/2 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/4 tsp black pepper
1 tbsp oil
-Salt, to taste
  1. Dice onion, celery and bell pepper. Finely mince garlic.
  2. Heat up oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and celery and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add bell pepper and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Add garlic, spices, rice, tinned tomato and stock/water and stir until combined. Reduce heat to low, then cover and let simmer for 20-25 minutes until the rice is tender.
  5. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary, then stir in shrimps. Cover and let simmer until shrimps are cooked through.
  6. Remove from heat and serve immediately. Enjoy!
  • Feel free to substitute prawns with other proteins. Traditionally, andouille sausage (a Louisanna smoked sausage) and chicken are also used for this dish.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of cayenne pepper according your spice tolerance.
  • You can substitute water for stock.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight continuer in the fridge for 3-4 days.