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Whip-round-the-fridge rice

Whip-round-the-fridge rice

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

This recipe is great for using up leftovers. Feel free to bung anything in - it's always delicious

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal489
fat15g
saturates6g
carbs69g
sugars5.3g
fibre4g
protein24g
salt2.29g
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Ingredients

  • 300g basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3-4 rashers bacon , chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped, and 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 25g butter
  • 140g frozen peas
  • 175g leftover cooked chicken , shredded
  • 3-4 tomatoes , finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

Method

  • STEP 1

    Boil a pan of water, then add the rice. Cook for 8-10 mins until cooked but still firm.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan. Fry the bacon pieces until crisp and tip onto a plate. Add the onion and garlic and fry until soft. Drain the rice then add to the pan with the crispy bacon, butter, frozen peas and chicken. Heat through, stirring all the time until piping hot. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, soy sauce and seasoning, if it needs it, to finish.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2009

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