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Chicken, veg and rice bowl served with lemon wedges

Chicken & veg bowl

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Make this colourful chicken, brown rice and vegetable dish for the whole family. With avocado, edamame beans, sweetcorn and carrots, it's not only tasty, but healthy too

  • Healthy
Nutrition: Per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal460
fat13g
saturates2g
carbs54g
sugars7g
fibre7g
protein27g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 250g brown basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 garlic clove , crushed
  • 2 chicken breasts, sliced
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 100g frozen edamame beans or peas, defrosted
  • 100g frozen sweetcorn
  • 100g grated carrots
  • 100g red peppers , cut into small cubes
  • 1 avocado , stoned and sliced
  • 1 lemon , cut into quarters, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook the rice following pack instructions, then drain and return to the pan to keep warm. Heat the oil in a frying pan or wok, add the garlic and fry for 2 mins or until golden. Tip in the chicken and fry until the pieces are cooked through, then stir in the hoisin sauce, season and continue cooking for a further 2 mins. Cook the edamame beans and sweetcorn in simmering water for 2 mins, then drain.

  • STEP 2

    Divide the rice between four bowls and top with the chicken slices in a strip down the middle, with the carrot, red pepper, beans or peas, sweetcorn and avocado down either side. Serve with the lemon to squeeze over, if you like.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2019

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