Jamie Oliver returns to Channel 4 with Jamie's 15 Minute Meals - a brand-new cookery series, starting on October 22nd - that pushes the concept of fast, everyday food to the next level.
Building on the phenomenal success of Jamie's 30 Minute Meals, this new series of forty programmes squeezes the cooking process even further, with each half hour episode featuring two delicious, nutritious, super-fast family meals back-to-back!
As well as speeding things up, Jamie has also focused on reducing the calorie content of the dishes so that viewers can confidently serve a nutritionally balanced meal to their family every day of the week. The shows aim to inspire and excite viewers and show them just what they can achieve in a small amount of time, with a few clever ideas.
In his trademark down-to-earth style Jamie takes the audience through the dishes in real time, with ingredients easily available from supermarkets, using some key kitchen equipment and offering plenty of hints and tricks to help the aspiring home cook get something to the table that's a cut above your average mid-week fare.
Jamie continues to feature homely British and Mediterranean family staples, but he'll also be drawing more inspiration from Asia, including Thai, Indian and Chinese ideas, to bring some exciting new flavours to the family table.
"We all want food that's healthy, gorgeous and super quick, so I'm going to show you a whole new way to cook - amazing meals that you can do in just fifteen minutes, time saving tricks and multi-tasking to the max, you can create magic in the kitchen!" says Jamie.
"We're talking big flavours, fast. And these are great meals without the guilt - balanced, tasty and good for you - food that you can eat every day. It's delicious, nutritious super-fast food. If you think you haven't got time to cook, then think again!"
Jamie's 15 Minute Meals is made by Fresh One Productions. 40 x 30 min programmes, will air on Channel 4, starting on Monday, October 22nd at 5.00pm. The series is accompanied by a new book published by Penguin.
Jamie's 15 Minute Meals - Running Order
Ep. 1 - Monday, October 22nd, 5.00pm
Chilli con carne meatballs / Sticky kicking chicken, watermelon radish salad and crunchy noodles.
Ep. 2 - Tuesday, October 23rd, 5.00pm
Flashy Fish Stew, saffron sauce and garlic bread / Seared Asian beef, best noodle salad and ginger dressing.
Ep. 3 - Wednesday, October 24th, 5.00pm
Crispy camembert parcels, Autumn salad and cranberry dip / Golden chicken, braised greens and potato gratin.
Ep. 4 - Thursday, October 25th, 5.00pm
Beef stroganoff, fluffy rice, red onion and parsley pickle / Moroccan mussels, tapenade toasties and cucumber salad.
Ep. 5 - Friday, October 26th, 5.00pm
The best fish baps, mushy peas & tartare sauce / Mushroom farfalle, blue cheese, hazelnut and apple salad.
Ep. 6 - Monday, October 29th, 5.00pm
Lamb Lollipops, curry sauce, rice and peas / Prawn linguini, Sicilian shaved fennel salad.
Ep. 7 - Tuesday, October 30th, 5.00pm
Chicken Dim Sum, coconut buns, cucumber pickle and hoi sin sauce / Crackin' crab briks, couscous salad and salsa.
Ep. 8 - Wednesday, October 31st, 5.00pm
Crispy Duck, hoi sin lettuce parcels / Chicken cacciatore, spaghetti and smoky tomato sauce.
Ep. 9 - Thursday, November 1st, 5.00pm
Moroccan bream, couscous salad, pomegranate and harissa / British burgers, shred salad, pickles and things.
Ep. 10 - Friday, November 2nd, 5.00pm
Jerk pork, grilled corn and crunchy tortilla salad / Minestrone, poached chicken and salsa verde.
Ep. 11 - Monday, November 5th, 5.00pm
Swedish meatballs, celeriac and spinach rice / Pasta pesto, garlic and rosemary chicken.
Ep. 12 - Tuesday, November 6th, 5.00pm
Green tea salmon, coconut rice and miso greens / Modern Greek Salad, spinach, chickpea and feta parcels.
Ep. 13 - Wednesday, November 7th, 5.00pm
Grilled steak, ratatouille and saffron rice / Blackened chicken, San Fran quinoa salad.
Ep. 14 - Thursday, November 8th, 5.00pm
Pork steaks, Hungarian pepper sauce & rice / Killer kedgeree, beans, greens and chilli yoghurt.
Ep. 15 - Friday, November 9th, 5.00pm
Rosemary chicken, grilled polenta and porcini tomato sauce / Happy cow burgers, old-school coleslaw and corn on the cob.
Ep. 16 - Monday, November 12th, 5.00pm
Sticky squid balls, grilled prawns & noodle broth / Sausage fusilli, creamy garden salad.
Ep. 17 - Tuesday, November 13th, 5.00pm
Smoked salmon, Yorkshire pud, beets and asparagus / Gorgeous Greek chicken, sweet pepper and pea cous cous with tzatziki.
Ep. 18 - Wednesday, November 14th, 5.00pm
Glazed sizzling chops, sweet tomato and asparagus lasagnetti / Mushroom soup, stilton, apple & walnut croutes.
Ep. 19 - Thursday, November 15th, 5.00pm
Seared Asian Tuna, coconut rice & jiggy jiggy greens / Ricotta fritters, tomato sauce and courgette salad.
Ep. 20 - Friday, November 16th, 5.00pm
Spiced chicken, bacon, asparagus and spinach lentils / Falafel wraps, grilled veg and salsa.
Ep. 21 - Monday, November 19th, 5.00pm
Grilled tuna, kinda Nicoise salad / Thai chicken laksa, mildly-spiced noodle squash broth.
Ep. 22 - Tuesday, November 20th, 5.00pm
Quick lamb tagine, pan-fried aubergine and cumin crunch / Crispy polenta chicken caesar salad.
Ep. 23 - Wednesday, November 21st, 5.00pm
Fettuccine, smoked trout, asparagus and peas / Black bean beef burgers, noodles and pickle salad.
Ep. 24 - Thursday, November 22nd, 5.00pm
Pork Marsala, porcini rice and spring greens / Koh Samui salad, chilli tofu & Thai noodles.
Ep. 25 - Friday, November 23rd, 5.00pm
Crispy Parma pork, minted courgettes and brown rice / Grilled mushroom sub, smoky pancetta, melted cheese and pears.
Ep. 26 - Monday, November 26th, 5.00pm
Sizzling chicken fajitas, grilled peppers, salsa, rice and beans / Prawn cocktail, king prawns and sun-dried pan bread.
Ep. 27 - Tuesday, November 27th, 5.00pm
Sizzling beef steak, hoi sin prawn and noodle bowls / Mighty mackeral, mixed tomato & quinoa salad.
Ep. 28 - Wednesday, November 28th, 5.00pm
Steak, liver and bacon, bubble and squeak mash, red onion gravy / Mexican tomato soup, chilli nachos, veggie & feta sprinkles.
Ep. 29 - Thursday, November 29th, 5.00pm
Glazed pork fillet, Cajun-style pepper rice & BBQ sauce / Tapas bruschetta, golden grilled sardines.
Ep. 30 - Friday, November 30th, 5.00pm
Lamb Kofte, pitta and Greek salad / Keralan veggie curry, poppadoms, rice & minty yoghurt.
Ep. 31 - Monday, December 3rd, 5.00pm
White fish tagine, carrot, mint & clementine salad / Spicy Cajun chicken, smashed sweet potato and fresh corn salsa.
Ep. 32 - Tuesday, December 4th, 5.00pm
Beef kofta curry, fluffy rice, beans and peas / Spring frittata, tomato toasts, watercress & pea salad.
Ep. 33 - Wednesday, December 5th, 5.00pm
Chorizo and squid, Greek-style couscous salad / Simple spaghetti, tomato, basil and creamy curd salad.
Ep. 34 - Thursday, December 6th, 5.00pm
Lamb Meatballs, chop salad and harissa yoghurt / Incredibly delicious chicken salad.
Ep. 35 - Friday, December 7th, 5.00pm
Crab bolognese, crunchy fennel salad / Mexican BLT, chillies, guacamole and salad.
Ep. 36 - Monday, December 10th, 5.00pm
Cajun steak, smoky baked beans and collard greens / Chicken tikka, lentil, spinach and naan salad.
Ep. 37 - Tuesday, December 11th, 5.00pm
Lucky squid "n" prawns spicy vegetable noodle broth / Veggie chilli, crunchy tortilla & avocado salad.
Ep. 38 - Wednesday, December 12th, 5.00pm
Asian fish, miso noodles and crunchy veg / Ultimate pork tacos, spicy black beans and avocado garden salad.
Ep. 39 - Thursday, December 13th, 5.00pm
Sausage gnocchi, warm kale and bean salad / Mexican chicken, wicked mole sauce, veg and rice.
Ep. 40 - Friday, December 14th, 5.00pm
Asian sea bass, sticky rice and dressed greens / Chorizo carbonara, Catalan market salad.