One-pot chicken pilaf

One-pot chicken pilaf

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(111 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
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…

  • 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.

You may also like

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
momshakespeare
3rd Feb, 2009
I forgot to mention that this is gluten free and dairy free!! Also yeast free if you use homemade stock or Kallo "yeast free stock"
momshakespeare
3rd Feb, 2009
My kids love this dish. They help to make it and we add broccoli as well. Excellent for meeting our veggie quota.
princessjelly
2nd Feb, 2009
Lovely and really easy. We used frozen french beans and sweet corn as that was all we had in the freezer. Also added a can of chick peas... absolutely lovely. Will be making it every week!
jmistovski
31st Jan, 2009
5.05
very tasty, a winner
bonnierb
29th Jan, 2009
4.05
A nice dish with a hint of spice.
sehersali
12th Jan, 2009
Broccoli and cauliflower don't go well with the curry taste, so if I cook this again I will add only frozen peas to the dish.
pookalina
8th Jan, 2009
5.05
Really nice quick dinner. I used fresh veggies rather than frozen and added it a bit later in the meal, also used balti paste. I will definately be cooking again.
jcorren76
6th Jan, 2009
5.05
Tasty, easy, filling and makes good use of 'left over' vegies
lico_bbcgoodfood
3rd Nov, 2008
Didn't have any curry paste, so I used curry powder instead. Very delicious and really easy to cook! Will definately be cooking it again, might try different kinds of curry and/or vegetable, just to test the colour and taste.
aiann1
29th Oct, 2008
5.05
Agree very simple and cheap dish, glad I tried it. Made it last week and it went down very well with the family. Will certainly be making it again!

Pages

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.
Want to receive regular food and recipe web notifications from us?