The BEST episodes of Jamie's 30 Minute Meals

Every episode of Jamie's 30 Minute Meals ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Jamie's 30 Minute Meals!

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.

Last Updated: 7/3/2024Network: Channel 4Status: Ended
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Asian Style Salmon
star
8.42
71 votes

#1 - Asian Style Salmon

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 11/4/2010

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

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Mustard Chicken
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8.32
72 votes

#2 - Mustard Chicken

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 1/25/2011

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

Trapani-Style Rigatoni
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8.27
98 votes

#3 - Trapani-Style Rigatoni

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/26/2011

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

Steak Sarnie
star
8.26
133 votes

#4 - Steak Sarnie

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/21/2010

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

Spinach and Feta
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8.21
112 votes

#5 - Spinach and Feta

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/14/2010

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

Duck Salad
star
8.20
162 votes

#6 - Duck Salad

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/19/2010

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

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Stuffed Focaccia
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8.04
128 votes

#7 - Stuffed Focaccia

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 10/27/2010

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.

Tasty Crusted Cod
star
8.03
66 votes

#8 - Tasty Crusted Cod

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/8/2011

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

Cauliflower Macaroni
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8.03
105 votes

#9 - Cauliflower Macaroni

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 10/26/2010

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

Spaghetti
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8.01
113 votes

#10 - Spaghetti

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/19/2011

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

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Jool's Pasta and Jam and Frangipane Tarts
star
7.99
136 votes

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

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/15/2010

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

Super-Fast Beef Hash
star
7.97
69 votes

#12 - Super-Fast Beef Hash

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/21/2011

Jamie creates a beef hash with jacket potatoes, goddess salad and lovely butter beans and bacon in just 30 minutes.

Broccoli Orecchiette
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7.97
68 votes

#13 - Broccoli Orecchiette

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/10/2011

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

Kinda Sausage Cassoulet
star
7.97
127 votes

#14 - Kinda Sausage Cassoulet

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 11/3/2010

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

Summer Veg Lasagne
star
7.95
103 votes

#15 - Summer Veg Lasagne

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 11/1/2010

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

Sardines
star
7.94
67 votes

#16 - Sardines

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 2/4/2011

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

Crispy Salmon
star
7.90
71 votes

#17 - Crispy Salmon

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/31/2011

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

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Fish Tray Bake
star
7.85
130 votes

#18 - Fish Tray Bake

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 10/25/2010

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.

Tapas Feast
star
7.85
74 votes

#19 - Tapas Feast

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/20/2011

Jamie creates a tapas feast of tortilla, glazed chorizo, manchego cheese, cured meats and honey, stuffed peppers and rolled anchovies in just 30 minutes.

Chicken Pie
star
7.80
137 votes

#20 - Chicken Pie

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/22/2010

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.

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Sea Bass and Crispy Pancetta
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7.80
128 votes

#21 - Sea Bass and Crispy Pancetta

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 10/29/2010

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

Thai Green Curry
star
7.79
107 votes

#22 - Thai Green Curry

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/18/2011

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

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Moroccan Lamb
star
7.75
99 votes

#23 - Moroccan Lamb

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 10/28/2010

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

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Oozy Mushroom Risotto
star
7.71
106 votes

#24 - Oozy Mushroom Risotto

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/20/2010

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

Killer Jerk Chicken
star
7.70
160 votes

#25 - Killer Jerk Chicken

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 11/5/2010

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.

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