One-pot chicken pilaf

One-pot chicken pilaf

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(80 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins

Easy

Serves 1
Keep the washing-up down to an absolute minimum with this one-pot supper - you can even eat it out of the cooking dish!

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal663
  • fat13g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs92g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre0g
  • protein50g
  • salt1.94g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 1 small onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

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

  • 1 large or 2 small boneless, skinless chicken thigh fillets, cut into chunks
  • 2 tsp curry paste (choose your favourite)
  • a third of a mug basmati rice
  • two-thirds of a mug chicken stock
  • 1 mug frozen mixed vegetables
  • half a mug frozen leaf spinach
    Spinach

    Spinach

    spin-atch

    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then fry the onion for 5-6 mins until softened. Add the chicken pieces, fry for a further couple of mins just to colour the outside, then stir in curry paste and rice. Cook for another min.

  2. Pour in the chicken stock and throw in any larger bits of frozen veg. Bring to the boil, lower the heat, then cover the pan with a lid. Cook for 10 mins, then stir in the remaining veg. Scatter over the spinach, cover, then cook for 10 mins more until all the stock is absorbed and the rice is tender. Give everything a good stir, season to taste, then tuck in.

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sandra_mcg
18th Sep, 2010
1.05
Disappointing - not that tasty, even though I put a fair bit of curry paste in. Tasted a bit like savoury rice. Wouldn't bother making it again.
guacamole
16th Sep, 2010
A must-try! :D
liezeldutoit
15th Sep, 2010
4.05
Lovely recipe. I added some freshly chopped red chilli for extra bite. I added sliced button mushrooms while frying the onions and tossed in some frozen peas and fresh cauliflower for the last 5 minutes. Served it with a dollop of bulgarian yoghurt and my hubby loved it. I will make it again and play around with the vegetables.
nina81
14th Sep, 2010
what is a "mug" measurement? is this equal to "cup"?
reeds1979
14th Sep, 2010
This was a great dish. But, while I followed the method as it explained, I found that the rice either stuck to the bottom or didnt cook. Any suggestions?
sarahparkinson
7th Sep, 2010
This is an old favourite but this time added jalapenos with thai green curry paste to give it a kick. Gorgeous!
cathitchin
29th Aug, 2010
5.05
Just cooked this for dinner and absolutely love it! However, wasn't too sure about the "mug" measurement so had to estimate and judge it on my own. I'm very pleased it turned out well anyway. Will definitely cook it again!
audreylk
25th Aug, 2010
This is such an easy meal to make and tastes lovely. All the family enjoyed this so I will be making it time and time again I have no doubt!
charlenep82
23rd Aug, 2010
5.05
Excellent mid week meal. Would definitely reccomend it to all. It had great flavour for the amoount of time spent cooking. We used a chicken tikka curry paste and frozen peas. We have enough leftovers for lunch tomorrow which is a bonus.
kerryyaxley
5th Aug, 2010
5.05
Love it!!

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