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Chicken biryani pilau

Chicken biryani pilau

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(40 ratings)

Ready in 50 mins-1 hr

Easy

Serves 6

Easy and cheap to recreate at home, students won't need to order takeaways ever again!

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy

Nutrition:

  • kcal445
  • fat12g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs57g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre2g
  • protein32g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 6 large chicken thighs, skin on
  • 1 large onion, finely sliced
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  • 2 tbsp curry powder (hot if you like it spicy, mild for tamer curries)
  • 350g easy-cook, long grain rice
  • 700ml chicken or vegetable stock
  • 250g frozen peas

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Heat the oil in a large sauté pan and fry the chicken thighs, skin side down, for 8-10 mins until the skin is golden and crispy. Tip in the onion and continue to cook for 5 mins until the onion softens. Sprinkle in the curry powder and cook for a minute more, then stir in the rice and pour over the stock. Bring the stock to the boil.

  2. Cover the pan and bake for 30 mins until all the liquid has been absorbed and the rice is cooked. Stir in the peas and leave the rice to stand for a few moments before serving.

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shivvystew77
3rd Apr, 2011
5.05
I just loved this dish
shivvystew77
26th Feb, 2011
5.05
wonderful dish. Chicken so tender and the rice was amazing. I paired it was a vegetable curry on the side, lovely
nemlahand
2nd Feb, 2011
Fantastic dish. Followed the recipe and it works.
blinded05
10th Nov, 2010
5.05
I put in (big) bite size pieces of sweet potato and green peppers with the onion. Awesome! Boyfriend had thirds!
wendy1427
9th Nov, 2010
4.05
very simple, quick and easy to make. I used chicken breasts instead of thighs. the only negative was it was a tad dry.
jcesson
8th Oct, 2010
5.05
Made this yesterday and the husband loved it! Will definitely be using this recipe again!
hh05mk
2nd Sep, 2010
4.05
This dish was very easy to make and a hugh success. I added potatoes to the dish as well.
peony1
27th Apr, 2010
4.05
So easy yet tasty.
sielou
16th Apr, 2010
5.05
simplicity at its best! used boneless thigh fillets, tastes superb!
dancingbunny
31st Mar, 2010
5.05
I make this all the time, is is so easy and delicious!

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