The BEST Episodes of Jamie's 30 Minute Meals

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 20, 2019

Network: Channel 4

Jamie's back in the kitchen, and this time he's against the clock After his culinary tour in Jamie Does, Jamie Oliver is bringing his culinary inspiration back home to boost our kitchen confidence in the revolutionary new cooking show, Jamie's 30 Minute Meals . In this amazing new show, Jamie makes mouth-watering family meals from scratch with every half-hour episode playing out in real time. To keep you on track, Jamie will take you step-by-step through the cookery process. Forget staged food shows with clever editing, this is the real deal - not one carrot has been peeled beforehand, or one pan sneakily preheated.

Killer Jerk Chicken

#1 - Killer Jerk Chicken

Season 1 - Episode 20

Chef Jamie Oliver presents a step-by-step guide to preparing jerk chicken with rice and beans, chopped salad and chargrilled corn. Last in the series.

star 8.65
17 votes
Stuffed Focaccia

#2 - Stuffed Focaccia

Season 1 - Episode 13

Jamie Oliver shows how to prepare focaccia stuffed with prosciutto and celeriac remoulade, served with dressed mozzarella and fresh lemon and lime granita, all in half an hour.

star 8.38
13 votes
Chicken Skewers

#3 - Chicken Skewers

Season 2 - Episode 18

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

star 8.22
9 votes
Fish Tray Bake

#4 - Fish Tray Bake

Season 1 - Episode 11

Jamie Oliver presents a step-by-step guide to making a fish tray bake with Jersey Royal potatoes, salsa verde and a simple spinach salad, followed by banoffee pie.

star 8.15
13 votes
Duck Salad

#5 - Duck Salad

Season 1 - Episode 7

Jamie prepares a duck salad with giant croutons and demonstrates an easy recipe for rice pudding with stewed fruit.

star 8.13
16 votes

#6 - Spaghetti

Season 2 - Episode 3

Jamie creates a spaghetti alla puttanesca with crunchy salad, garlic bread, and silky chocolate ganache in just 30 minutes.

star 8.12
26 votes
Steak Sarnie

#7 - Steak Sarnie

Season 1 - Episode 9

Jamie Oliver presents another real-time cookery demonstration, preparing a steak sandwich with crispy new potatoes, cheesy mushrooms and beetroot salad.

star 8.11
18 votes
Cauliflower Macaroni

#8 - Cauliflower Macaroni

Season 1 - Episode 12

The chef makes cauliflower macaroni, and prepares a chicory salad with a unique dressing, followed by stewed fruit.

star 8.09
22 votes
Steak Indian-Style

#9 - Steak Indian-Style

Season 2 - Episode 16

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

star 8.09
11 votes
Smoky Haddock Corn Chowder

#10 - Smoky Haddock Corn Chowder

Season 1 - Episode 17

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

star 8.07
14 votes
Roast Beef

#11 - Roast Beef

Season 1 - Episode 3

Jamie Oliver shows how to make roast beef with baby Yorkshire puddings, little carrots, crispy potatoes and gravy in half an hour.

star 8.06
32 votes
Moroccan Lamb

#12 - Moroccan Lamb

Season 1 - Episode 14

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

star 8.00
13 votes
Asian Style Salmon

#13 - Asian Style Salmon

Season 1 - Episode 19

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

star 8.00
12 votes
Trapani-Style Rigatoni

#14 - Trapani-Style Rigatoni

Season 2 - Episode 8

Jamie creates Trapani-style rigatoni with griddled chicory salad, rocket and parmesan salad, and limoncello kinda trifle in just 30 minutes.

star 8.00
9 votes
Thai Green Curry

#15 - Thai Green Curry

Season 2 - Episode 2

Jamie creates a Thai green curry with crispy chicken, kimchee slaw and rice noodles in just 30 minutes.

star 7.95
21 votes
Chicken Pie

#16 - Chicken Pie

Season 1 - Episode 10

Chef Jamie Oliver demonstrates how to cook a chicken pie with French-style peas and sweet carrot mash, before preparing berries with shortbread and Chantilly cream.

star 7.90
21 votes
Rogan Josh

#17 - Rogan Josh

Season 1 - Episode 6

Jamie Oliver presents a step-by-step guide to making a rogan josh curry with rice, carrot salad, poppadoms and flatbread.

star 7.90
31 votes
Wonky Summer Pasta

#18 - Wonky Summer Pasta

Season 2 - Episode 12

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

star 7.88
8 votes
Tasty Crusted Cod

#19 - Tasty Crusted Cod

Season 2 - Episode 17

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

star 7.83
6 votes
Jool's Pasta and Jam and Frangipane Tarts

#20 - Jool's Pasta and Jam and Frangipane Tarts

Season 1 - Episode 5

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

star 7.81
21 votes
Thai Red Prawn Curry

#21 - Thai Red Prawn Curry

Season 1 - Episode 2

Jamie cooked a tasty Thai dinner with papaya platter as one of his 30 Minute Meals.

star 7.77
31 votes
Oozy Mushroom Risotto

#22 - Oozy Mushroom Risotto

Season 1 - Episode 8

Jamie Oliver shows how to cook oozy mushroom risotto with spinach salad, and quick lemon and raspberry cheesecake, all in 30 minutes.

star 7.76
21 votes
Mustard Chicken

#23 - Mustard Chicken

Season 2 - Episode 7

Jamie creates mustard chicken with quick dauphinoise potatoes, greens, and black forest affogato in just 30 minutes.

star 7.75
12 votes
Spring Lamb

#24 - Spring Lamb

Season 2 - Episode 6

Jamie creates spring lamb with vegetable platter, mint sauce, chianti gravy and chocolate fondue in just 30 minutes.

star 7.73
11 votes
Rib Eye Stir Fry

#25 - Rib Eye Stir Fry

Season 2 - Episode 1

Jamie creates a rib eye steak stir fry with dan dan noodles and chilled hibiscus tea in just 30 minutes.

star 7.71
14 votes