One Pot Chicken Pilaf Recipe

Chicken Pilaf
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Cooking Time35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Sunflower oil1 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Skinless chicken thigh/2 small boneless chicken thigh fillets1 Large, cut into chunks
 Basmati rice3 1⁄3 Ounce (1/3 Mug)
 Chicken stock6 1⁄2 Ounce (2/3 Mug)
 Frozen mixed vegetables10 Ounce (1 Mug)
 Spinach leaf5 Ounce, frozen (1/2 Mug)
 Curry paste2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 242 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.6%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.4 mg

Sodium 227.5 mg9.5%

Total Carbohydrates 35 g11.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 13 g25.2%

Vitamin A 138.5% Vitamin C 32.8%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a frying pan, saute the onion in oil for 5 to 6 minutes until softened.
2) Stir in the chicken pieces, saute for another few minutes , until lightly browned.
3) Then stir in the curry paste and rice, saute for another 1 minute.
4) Pour in the chicken stock and add slightly larger pieces of frozen vegetables.
5) Bring to a boil, then cover and cook over a low heat for 10 mins.
6) Then stir in rest of the vegetables and scatter over the spinach.
7) Cover and cook for another 10 minutes, until all the stock is absorbed and the rice is tender.
8) Stir thoroughly and season to taste.

9) Serve the One Pot Chicken Pilaf immediately.