Microwave Prawn Jambalaya

Serves 2

Made using the Lékué Microwave Cookware – Green Deep Steam Case, however for our full microwave cookware range view here.


  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp garlic purée
  • 180g long grain rice
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 100g chorizo, sliced
  • 198g can sweetcorn, drained
  • 100g cooked king prawns
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning

To garnish

  • 2 tbsp soured cream
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


  1. Place the tomatoes, garlic purée, rice and 150ml cold water into the microwave steam case. Close the case and cook on full power for 8 minutes.
  2. Remove the steam case from the microwave and stir in the red pepper, chorizo, sweetcorn, prawns and Cajun seasoning. Cover and cook on full power for a further 6 minutes or until the rice has absorbed most of the liquid and is just soft.
  3. Leave to stand for 1 minute, then divide between two warmed dishes and garnish with the soured cream and parsley.

Tip: This dish was cooked in a 900W microwave, so timings may have to be adjusted according to your microwave’s wattage. Ensure food is thoroughly cooked before eating.