The BEST Episodes of Jamie's 30 Minute Meals
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: May 27, 2020
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.
#1 - Asian Style Salmon
Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Nov 4, 2010
Jamie shows how to make Asian-style salmon, noodle broth, beanspout salad and lychee desert in under half an hour.
#2 - Mustard Chicken
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 25, 2011
Jamie creates mustard chicken with quick dauphinoise potatoes, greens, and black forest affogato in just 30 minutes.
#3 - Steak Sarnie
Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 21, 2010
Jamie Oliver presents another real-time cookery demonstration, preparing a steak sandwich with crispy new potatoes, cheesy mushrooms and beetroot salad.
#4 - Trapani-Style Rigatoni
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 26, 2011
Jamie creates Trapani-style rigatoni with griddled chicory salad, rocket and parmesan salad, and limoncello kinda trifle in just 30 minutes.
#5 - Duck Salad
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 19, 2010
Jamie prepares a duck salad with giant croutons and demonstrates an easy recipe for rice pudding with stewed fruit.
#6 - Spinach and Feta
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 14, 2010
Jamie shows how to make spinach and feta filo pie, cucumber salad, tomato salad, and coated ice cream in just thirty minutes.
#7 - Stuffed Focaccia
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Oct 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.
#8 - Spaghetti
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 19, 2011
Jamie creates a spaghetti alla puttanesca with crunchy salad, garlic bread, and silky chocolate ganache in just 30 minutes.
#9 - Cauliflower Macaroni
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 26, 2010
The chef makes cauliflower macaroni, and prepares a chicory salad with a unique dressing, followed by stewed fruit.
#10 - Tasty Crusted Cod
Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 8, 2011
Tasty crusted cod with "my mashy peas," tartare sauce and warm garden salad all feature on Jamie's menu today.
#11 - Jool's Pasta and Jam and Frangipane Tarts
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 15, 2010
Jamie Oliver prepares 'Pregnant Jools's Pasta' with crunchy chicory and watercress salad, and little frangipane tarts.
#12 - Kinda Sausage Cassoulet
Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Nov 3, 2010
Jamie shows how to cook kinda sausage cassoulet, warm broccoli salad and berry and custard pie in just 30 minutes.
#13 - Sardines
Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 4, 2011
Jamie cooks grilled sardines with crispy halloumi, watercress salad and figs, followed by a thick chocolate mousse.
#14 - Summer Veg Lasagne
Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 1, 2010
Jamie makes summer veg lasagne, Tuscan tomato salad and quick mango frozen yoghurt in baby cornets - all in under half an hour.
#15 - Super-Fast Beef Hash
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 21, 2011
Jamie creates a beef hash with jacket potatoes, goddess salad and lovely butter beans and bacon in just 30 minutes.
#16 - Broccoli Orecchiette
Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Feb 10, 2011
Jamie knocks up broccoli orecchiette with courgette and bocconcini salad, plus prosciutto and melon salad.
#17 - Crispy Salmon
Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 31, 2011
Jamie prepares crispy salmon with jazzed-up rice, a salad of baby courgette, gorgeous guacamole and berry spritzer.
#18 - Fish Tray Bake
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 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.
#19 - Tapas Feast
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 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.
#20 - Chicken Pie
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 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.
#21 - Sea Bass and Crispy Pancetta
Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Oct 29, 2010
Jamie prepares sea bass and crispy pancetta with sweet potato and asian greens, berry ice-cream and sparkling lemon ginger drink.
#22 - Thai Green Curry
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 18, 2011
Jamie creates a Thai green curry with crispy chicken, kimchee slaw and rice noodles in just 30 minutes.
#23 - Moroccan Lamb
Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Oct 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.
#24 - Oozy Mushroom Risotto
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 20, 2010
Jamie Oliver shows how to cook oozy mushroom risotto with spinach salad, and quick lemon and raspberry cheesecake, all in 30 minutes.
#25 - Killer Jerk Chicken
Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Nov 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.