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Coriander chicken with rice & spiced vegetables

Coriander chicken with rice & spiced vegetables

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

This simple, fragrant coriander chicken curry with all the trimmings is a great dish for feeding the family. Pair with spiced broccoli and green beans

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal657
fat22g
saturates6g
carbs80g
sugars7g
fibre6g
protein32g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

For the coriander chutney

  • 50g coriander (about 2 small packs)
  • 50g unsalted peanuts
  • ½ lemon , juiced
  • 1 green chilli , deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp soft brown sugar

For the chicken

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 onions , sliced
  • thumb-sized piece ginger , finely grated
  • 4 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 1 green chilli , finely chopped
  • 6 skinless and boneless chicken thigh fillets, cut into 3cm chunks

For the rice

  • 350g basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • 2cm piece ginger , finely grated

For the spiced vegetables

  • 125g pack purple sprouting broccoli or long-stemmed broccoli
  • 200g fine green beans
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 2cm piece ginger , sliced
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes

Method

  • STEP 1

    Use a stick blender or mini food processor to whizz up all the chutney ingredients, then chill.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the oil in a large, lidded frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the onions and fry for 9-10 mins, then add the ginger, garlic and chilli. Cook for a few mins more, then add the chicken. Brown well, then add half the coriander chutney and reduce the heat. Cover and cook for 15-20 mins or until the chicken is cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Rinse the rice in a sieve, then tip into a large, lidded saucepan. Stir in all the ingredients for the rice. Pour over enough boiling water to cover the rice by 1cm, cover, bring to the boil and cook for 5 mins. Turn off the heat and leave to steam-cook with the lid on for 20 mins. Fluff up with a fork, then season.

  • STEP 4

    Put the broccoli and green beans in a pan and add 100ml boiling water. Cover and cook over a medium-high heat for 4-5 mins. Drain and return to the pan with the oil, ginger, chilli flakes and some seasoning. Cook for another 2 mins, then serve with the chicken, remaining chutney and the rice.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, May 2017

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