This week we’ve been scouring the recipe archives here at Tower HQ to bring you a brand new recipe as part of our Tower Healthy Quick Dish Series. Over the next few months we’ll be sharing healthy, nutritious recipes that you can throw together in a matter of minutes, giving you plenty of mealtime inspiration for the whole family. Whether it’s a healthy swap for an old favourite, or a fresh new meal idea to spice up your dinner time, we’ve got you covered.

This week we are bringing a healthy Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya dish suitable for all the family!

Recommended appliance: Tower 28cm Ceramic Coated Saute Pan

Total Time to Table: 45 minutes

Contains Nuts? No

Suitable for Vegetarians? No

Serves: 4

Garlic cloves final


  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 75g chorizo
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 250g long grain rice
  • 400g can plum tomato
  • 350ml chicken stock
  • 1 lime

Chorizo final


  • Heat the oil into the large saute pan (the Tower 28cm Ceramic Coated Saute Pan is the perfect essential for this dish) and brown the chicken for 5-8 minutes until golden, then remove and set aside.
  • Tip in the onion and cook for 3-4 minutes until soft and add the pepper, garlic, chorizo and Cajun seasoning and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Stir the chicken back in with the rice, then add the tomatoes and stock. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes until the rice is tender. Squeeze in the lime and serve!

Chicken and Chorizo frying pan final

Stay tuned to the Tower blog every Wednesday for more Tower Healthy Quick Dishes. If this recipe has had you reaching for your apron then be sure to take a look at our product pages before you do – we’ve a range of products at fantastic prices to help you create this dish and many more!