Jamie's 30-Minute Meals

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Jamie Oliver shows how to cook a complete meal in just 30 minutes, sharing his tricks of the trade, and preparing amazing food

About the Show

Jamie Oliver shows how to cook a complete meal in just 30 minutes, sharing his tricks of the trade, and preparing amazing food

Series 1 Summary

This fast-paced show demonstrates in real time how to create a whole meal, featuring a substantial main course with delicious sides and salads, gorgeous puddings and refreshing drinks.

Whether you're a beginner looking for step-by-step instructions, or an experienced cook looking to breathe new life into your repertoire, the series has the answers.

  • Episode 1 - Killer Jerk Chicken

    Jamie makes killer jerk chicken, with rice and beans, refreshing chopped salad and chargrilled corn - all in just thirty minutes.

  • Episode 2 - Jools's Pasta

    Jamie Oliver prepares 'Pregnant Jools's Pasta' with crunchy chicory and watercress salad, and little frangipane tarts.

  • Episode 3 - Sea Bass and Crispy Pancetta

    Jamie prepares sea bass and crispy pancetta, with sweet potato mash, asian greens, one-minute berry ice cream and sparkling lemon ginger drink.

  • Episode 4 - Sardines

    Jamie cooks grilled sardines with crispy halloumi, watercress salad and figs, followed by a thick chocolate mousse.

  • Episode 5 - Steak Sarnie

    Jamie Oliver shows how to cook the perfect steak sarnie with crispy new potatoes, cheesy mushrooms and beetroot salad.

  • Episode 6 - Duck Salad

    Jamie makes duck salad with giant croutons and cheat's rice pudding with stewed fruit.

  • Episode 7 - Spinach & Feta

    Jamie shows how to make spinach and feta filo pie, cucumber salad, tomato salad, and coated ice cream in just thirty minutes.

  • Episode 8 - Oozy Mushroom Risotto

    Jamie Oliver shows how to cook oozy mushroom risotto with spinach salad, and quick lemon and raspberry cheesecake in just thirty minutes.

  • Episode 9 - Asian Style Salmon

    Jamie shows how to make Asian-style salmon, noodle broth, beanspout salad and lychee desert in under half an hour.

  • Episode 10 - Roast Beef

    Jamie makes roast beef with baby yorkies, little carrots, crispy potatoes and super-quick gravy, all, amazingly, in half an hour.

  • Episode 11 - Chicken Pie

    Jamie makes chicken pie with French-style peas, sweet carrot smash, and berries, shortbread and chantilly cream.

  • Episode 12 - Wonky Summer Pasta

    Jamie prepares a delicious feast of wonky summer pasta, herby salad, and drop pear tartlets.

  • Episode 13 - Stuffed Focaccia

    In this episode, Jamie shows how to prepare foccacia stuffed with prosciutto and celeriac remoulade, served with dressed mozzarella and fresh lemon and lime granita.

  • Episode 14 - Tasty Crusted Cod

    Tasty crusted cod with 'my mashy peas', tartare sauce and warm garden salad all feature on Jamie's menu today.

  • Episode 15 - Thai Red Prawn Curry

    Jamie cooks up Thai red prawn curry with jasmine rice, cucumber salad and a papaya platter, in 30 minutes!

  • Episode 16 - Summer Veg Lasagne

    Jamie makes summer veg lasagne, Tuscan tomato salad and quick mango frozen yoghurt in baby cornets - all in under half an hour.

  • Episode 17 - Smoky Haddock Corn Chowder

    Jamie prepares smoky haddock corn chowder, spiced tiger prawns, rainbow salad and raspberry and elderflower slushie.

  • Episode 18 - Rib Eye Stir Fry

    Jamie prepares rib eye steak stir fry with dan dan noodles and chilled hibiscus tea.

  • Episode 19 - Kinda Sausage Cassoulet

    Jamie shows how to cook kinda sausage cassoulet, warm broccoli salad and berry and custard pie in just 30 minutes.

  • Episode 20 - Piri Piri Chicken

    This time Jamie's cooking piri piri chicken with dressed potatoes, rocket salad and quick Portugese tarts

  • Episode 21 - British Picnic

    Jamie prepares a classic British picnic, including sausage rolls, mackerel pâté, lovely asparagus, crunchy salad - and Pimm's Eton mess.

  • Episode 22 - Fish Tray Bake

    Jamie Oliver shows how to make a fish tray-bake with Jersey Royals, salsa verde and simple spinach salad, followed by cheat's banoffee pie.

  • Episode 23 - Cauliflower Macaroni

    Jamie makes cauliflower macaroni, chicory salad with 'insane dressing', followed by stewed fruit.

  • Episode 24 - Moroccan Lamb

    Jamie Oliver shows how to make Moroccan lamb chops, served with flatbreads, herby couscous, stuffed peppers and pomegranate - all in half an hour.

  • Episode 25 - Rogan Josh Curry

    Jamie Oliver makes rogan josh curry with fluffy rice, carrot salad, poppadoms, and flatbread.

  • Episode 26 - Crispy Salmon

    Jamie prepares crispy salmon with jazzed-up rice, a salad of baby courgette, gorgeous guacamole and berry spritzer.

  • Episode 27 - Spaghetti

    Jamie cooks spaghetti alla puttanesca with a crunchy salad, garlic bread, and a silky chocolate ganache.

  • Episode 28 - Thai Green Curry

    Jamie Oliver makes Thai green curry with crispy chicken, kimchee slaw and rice noodles.

  • Episode 29 - Tapas Feast

    Jamie's Spanish spread includes tortilla, glazed chorizo, manchego cheese, cured meats and honey, stuffed peppers and rolled anchovies.

  • Episode 30 - Spring Lamb

    Jamie prepares spring lamb with a vegetable platter, mint sauce and chianti gravy, followed by chocolate fondue.

  • Episode 31 - Sticky Pan-Fried Scallops

    Jamie shows how to make sticky pan-fried scallops with sweet chilli rice, dressed greens, and quick brownies.

  • Episode 32 - Mustard Chicken

    Jamie prepares mustard chicken with quick dauphinoise potatoes, greens, and black forest affogato.

  • Episode 33 - Trapani-Style Rigatoni

    Jamie prepares Trapani-style rigatoni with griddled chicory salad, rocket and parmesan salad, and Limoncello-kinda trifle.

  • Episode 34 - Chicken Skewers

    Jamie cooks chicken skewers with amazing satay sauce, which he serves with a fiery noodle salad. Followed by fruit and mint sugar.

  • Episode 35 - Cheat's Pizza

    Jamie prepares cheat's pizza, three delish salads, and squashed cherries and vanilla mascarpone cream.

  • Episode 36 - Super-fast Beef Hash

    Jamie prepares super-fast beef hash with jacket potatoes, goddess salad and lovely butter beans and bacon.

  • Episode 37 - Smoked Salmon

    Today Jamie makes smoked salmon accompanied by potato salad, beets and cottage cheese, with rye bread and homemade butter.

  • Episode 38 - Broccoli Orecchiette

    Jamie knocks up broccoli orecchiette with courgette and bocconcini salad, plus prosciutto and melon salad.

  • Episode 39 - Stuffed Cypriot Chicken

    Jamie makes stuffed Cypriot chicken with pan-fried asparagus and vine tomatoes, cabbage salad, and St Clement's and vanilla ice-cream float.

  • Episode 40 - Steak Indian-Style

    Jamie prepares steak Indian-style with spinach and paneer salad, naan breads and mango dessert.

Jamie's 30-Minute Meals synopsis

Jamie Oliver shows how to cook a complete meal in just 30 minutes, sharing his tricks of the trade, and preparing amazing food

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