Spicy Moroccan rice

Spicy Moroccan rice

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(15 ratings)

Ready in 20 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Spice up plain old chicken with a taste of the exotic

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal602
  • fat15g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs77g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre4g
  • protein45g
  • salt3.29g
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Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 tbsp Moroccan spice seasoning
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
    Onion

    Onion

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    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 300g 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…

  • 12 dried apricots, halved
  • chicken stock cube
  • 410g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 15g pack flatleaf parsley, chopped

Method

  1. Coat chicken with the Moroccan spice. Fry the onion in butter until soft.

  2. Tip in the chicken, then cook for a few mins more. Stir in the rice and apricots, then pour in the stock cube with 700ml boiling water and the chickpeas.

  3. Cover the pan and simmer for 10 mins until the rice is tender and has absorbed most of the liquid. Toss in the chopped flat leaf parsley and serve.

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jsprott1906@gmail.com's picture
jsprott1906@gma...
1st May, 2008
5.05
Brilliant recipe, I used Asda Extra Special Moroccan Rub for the chicken and it was gorgeous.
joannafilkins
14th Feb, 2008
Absolutely gorgeous, I actually used chicken thighs and added the zest of a lemon and juice from the lemon too! The leftovers are todays lunch!
charliedyer
8th Jan, 2008
5.05
Delicious - and my 3 year old daughter loves it too.
traceystevenson
5th Nov, 2007
4.05
this was very tasty,,i google searched and found a lovely moroccan spice mix that i made my self

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