Spicy chicken rice

Prep: 15 mins No cook

Easy

Serves 2
A simple, low-fat, mid-week dish that's perfect when you are rushed for time but need to feed the family

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal357
  • fat2g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars19g
  • fibre3g
  • protein31g
  • salt0.99g
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Ingredients

  • 200g pack spicy cooked chicken fillet (we used Waitrose sweet chilli mini fillets)
  • 250g leftover cooked rice, or a 250g pouch pre-cooked rice
    Rice

    Rice

    r-eye-s

    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

  • ⅓ cucumber, finely chopped
  • 2 carrot, coarsely grated
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 20g pack mint leaves, roughly chopped
    Mint

    Mint

    mi-nt

    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • 150ml pot low-fat natural yogurt
  • 1 tsp clear honey
  • pinch chilli powder

Method

  1. Chop the chicken into bite-size pieces and mix with the rice, cucumber and carrots.

  2. Mix half the mint with the yogurt, honey, chilli powder, and seasoning. Stir into the rice and sprinkle with the remaining mint.

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Comments (7)

natalley101's picture

Delicious!! I used piri piri chicken breast slices from sainsbury's and it was so good! I do think I added more yoghurt than I should've but the dish was still tasty and it looked almost exactly like the picture. :)

katcurnock's picture
5

lovely recipe. I didn't have any spicy chicken so i added some more chilli powder to the yoghurt before mixing

dehvem's picture
2

once I had put all this together, it looked a little bland, so I added some spring onions and baby vine tomatoes and some extra chilli powder and this brightened it up a bit. However, it was still lacking something, so I won't be making this again.

domesticlou's picture
5

Lovely. Really fresh & zingy. I used fresh mint & corriander but I wouldn't buy pre-cooked rice again, what a waste of money/packaging.

stephaniecave's picture

This was gorgeous, really fresh tasting ( I did use fresh mint) and healthy. I used basmati rice and cooked it in the afternoon, and then chilled it until I needed it which meant this recipe was really quick to prepare! I also used Tesco Piri Piri chicken fillets, which were really tasty too. Even my husband said it was delicious!!

ndouglas1's picture
5

Delicious. Used coriander instead of mint, and creme fraiche instead of yogurt and marinaded the chicken in some chilli. Definitely cook this again.

18leagues's picture
4

This was quick and easy to make, and surprisingly filling. I used dried mint as I didn't have any fresh and still tasted good.

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