Waitrose and Partners


In honour of Pride month, Orlando Murrin cooks a festival dish from New Orleans, home of Mardi Gras. Even the name sounds like party time, and traditionally the recipe begins: “First, have a beer”

    • Serves2
    • CourseMain meal
    • Prepare20 mins
    • Cook35 mins
    • Total time55 mins
    • Plusresting


    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 2 rashers smoked streaky bacon, snipped into strips with scissors
    • 2 chicken thigh fillets, cut into 3cm pieces
    • 2 chorizo-style sausages, each cut into 6 pieces
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1 stick celery, thinly sliced
    • ½ green pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed
    • 2 tsp Creole-style seasoning (see tip)
    • 125g long grain rice, or easy-cook long grain rice
    • 227g can chopped tomatoes
    • 175ml chicken stock
    • 150g pack extra large king prawns
    • ¼ 25g pack flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped, to serve
    • 3 salad onions, shredded, to serve
    • Lemon wedges, to serve