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Oven-baked chicken pilau

Oven-baked chicken pilau

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

This chicken pilau is not only satisfying, it's healthy too

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal784
fat26g
saturates4g
carbs95g
sugars17g
fibre1g
protein48g
low insalt1.14g
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Ingredients

  • 85g pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 red onion , cut into thin wedges
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 8 skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 350g long grain rice
  • 85g sultanas
  • 850ml chicken stock
  • handful fresh coriander leaves, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. On the hob, toast the pine nuts in a flameproof casserole dish, remove and set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Heat the oil in the casserole and soften the onion with the turmeric for 3 mins. Add the chicken thighs and cook for 3-4 mins until browned all over. Tip in the rice, sultanas and 700ml stock, then bring to the boil. Cover with a lid and bake in the oven for 20 mins, checking halfway and adding more stock if needed. Cook until the chicken is done and the rice tender. Season to taste, then stir in the toasted pine nuts and serve sprinkled with fresh coriander.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2006

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