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.
- 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
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.
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.
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