Nigel Barden’s Jambalaya recipe on Radio 2 Drivetime

Nigel Barden served up tasty one-pot Louisiana jambalaya, a Southern style rice dish on Radio 2 Drivetime.

The ingredients are: 6 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, 100g chorizo, 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 large onion, roughly chopped, 4 slender celery sticks, cut into 1cm slices, 2 small green peppers, deseeded and cut into 2cm chunks, 5 large ripe vine tomatoes (about 475g), 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed, 1 tbsp paprika, ¼ tsp cayenne pepper, 1 tsp dried thyme, 1 tsp dried oregano, 2 bay leaves, 200g long-grain rice (we often use the easy-cook version), 450ml chicken stock, made with 1 chicken stock cube, 100g cooked peeled king prawns, thawed if frozen, 6 spring onions, sliced (including lots of green), flaked sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.