Chicken & Chorizo Jambalaya

A high carbohydrate and protein meal that is perfect food to help you recover after training. It also contains vitamins and minerals from the added vegetables to reduce muscle soreness. There is no excuse not to recover properly after training, even when it’s late as this incredible meal can be thrown together in minutes!
Serves: 2     |     Prep time: 5 mins     |     Cook time: 15-20 mins     |     Difficulty: Easy
chicken and chorizo jambalaya recipe



  1. Heat the coconut oil in a large frying pan and add the (diced) chicken & onions. In the meantime, cook the rice as per cooking instructions. Should take approx 10 minutes.
  2. Add the Cajun and paprika spices to the chicken, then add the sliced pepper and chorizo, tomato purée, peas & chilli pepper & continue to cook for another 5 mins.
  3. Season the mix well, then add the rice (boiled or microwavable packs for convenience).
  4. Leave on a low heat for 2-3 mins before serving.

2 chicken breasts

60g chorizo

1 red pepper

1 red onion

1/2 cup peas

80g dry basmati rice (or 1 pack microwavable rice)

Tsp. coconut/rapeseed oil

Tbsp. tomato purée 

Tbsp. Cajun spice

Tsp. paprika

1 red chilli pepper (optional)

Nutritional information per serving

Calories: 474kcal     |     Protein: 40g     |     Carbohydrate: 51g     |     Fat: 11g

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