Cajun Rice with Beef Jerky Cajun Rice with Beef Jerky

Cajun Rice with Beef Jerky

If you have made our beef jerky try this Southern American Cajun rice with beef jerky recipe.  It's a one-pan dish with rice, garlic, onion, green peper, cajun seasoning, prepared beef jerky and fresh parsley.

prep time
15 mins

cook time
25 minutes

3 people


  • 200g/7oz long grained rice, rinsed and drained
  • 15ml/1tbsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded (optional) and finely chopped
  • 15ml/1tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 30ml/2tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 100g/4oz prepared beef jerky, chopped
  • 30ml/2tbsp freshly chopped flat-leaf parsley


  1. Cook the rice with vegetable stock instead of water, according to the packet instructions.  Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan and cook the garlic, onion, pepper and chilli for 2-3 minutes until soft.  Add the seasoning, thyme, rice and beef jerky.
  3. Cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally until the beef jerky is heated through.
  4. Garnish with the parsley and serve immediately.