Oven-baked Thai chicken rice

Oven-baked Thai chicken rice

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(119 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A fuss-free family meal that will you'll want to make again and again, with a lovely coconut taste

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal510
  • fat18g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs59g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre2g
  • protein32g
  • salt1.02g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

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

  • 400g pack mini chicken fillet
  • 4 tbsp Thai green curry paste (we used Bart's), or use less for a milder taste
  • 250g basmati and wild rice mix, rinsed (we used Tilda)
  • 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into wedges
  • finely grated zest and juice 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

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    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 400g reduced-fat coconut milk
    Coconut milk in a glass, with half a coconut

    Coconut milk

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  • handful coriander leaves, to serve

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Heat the oil in a shallow ovenproof casserole dish, then soften the onion for 5 mins. Add the chicken and curry paste, then cook for 3 mins, stirring to coat.

  2. Tip in the rice and peppers, then stir in the lime zest and juice, coconut milk and 250ml boiling water. Bring to the boil, then pop the lid on and bake for 20 mins until the rice is fluffy. Scatter with coriander before serving.

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hannahcasey
14th May, 2017
5.05
This is a firm favourite in our house. I fancied it tonight but didnt get any chicken out so instead I'm doing it without and just having Thai baked rice. Cannot wait!
Twinklebum99
6th May, 2017
5.05
Tasty and delicious I used one pepper and added mushrooms, courgette and spring onion. I added extra chilli too because I like it hot and spicy. Will definitely make it again
hannahcasey
25th Mar, 2017
5.05
Love this recipe, it's a staple in our house :) we sometimes swap between red and green Thai curry paste to mix it up a bit
Misscharsy
9th Oct, 2016
I do alot of cooking in the house and this was an easy and really yummy dish and i highly recommend it to everyone!!!
Norma. mackey
18th Sep, 2016
4 stars for simplicity to make...but only 3 stars for overall taste. I'd make again for quick midweek meal but definitely not an outstanding favourite. I stuck with original recipe above....maybe next time consider some of the suggestions below to give extra appeal?
Tandooritimmy
20th Aug, 2016
3.8
Like others I've added garlic ( 4 crushed cloves to the onions) also take lid off replace in oven which really fluffs up the rice yummy 8th time of making the family and friends live it.. V cool enjoy
jacketpotato38
5th Mar, 2016
5.05
What a great meal- will add a little less Thai paste next time but will be adding this to my favorite recipe list .
Leopoldoni
14th Apr, 2015
5.05
Delicious! I cooked the onion in some coconut oil before adding some garlic, then added shredded cooked chicken leftover from a roast. I used an extra tablespoon of curry paste and used stock instead of water. I also used a mixture of black rice (soaked overnight) and brown rice, which meant I had to add more water and cook for about 15 minutes longer, before adding some mangetout at the end. Oh, and full fat coconut milk... There's no point cutting calories if it isn't going to taste as good; there's so much goodness in this meal.
mcg5
29th Mar, 2016
So, basically you totally changed the recipe!
faypeacock
2nd Apr, 2015
1.3
Easy but boring. I don't think I can bring myself to try and make some improvements - followed the recipe exactly but it needs so much tweaking to make it worth doing again I'd be better off finding another recipe.

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