Health & Nutrition

Rainbow Chicken Pilaf

Here is the recipe for our delicious Rainbow Chicken Pilaf, from our in-house Dietitians, Alex and Anna.
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Rainbow Chicken Pilaf Recipe

Makes: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp Extra vigin olive oil
  • 1 Brown onion, finely diced
  • 650g Chicken
  • 1 tsp Ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp Garam masala, ground
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon, ground
  • 1 tsp Turmeric, ground
  • 1 3/4 Cup Basmati rice, uncooked
  • 1L Chicken stock, salt reduced
  • 1 Carrot, diced
  • 3 stalks Celery, diced
  • 1 Capsicum
  • 1 Cup Frozen Peas
  • Summer veggies to serve

Method

  1. Heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large fry pan. Add onions and stir until softened.
  2. Add the chicken pieces and fry until the chicken pieces start to brown.
  3. Add garam masala, cinnamon and turmeric, carrot, celery and uncooked rice to the pan. Stir for a couple of minutes until rice is yellow.
  4. Pour in the stock and add capsicum and peas. Bring to the boil, lower the heat, then cover the pan with a lid. Cook until rice is cooked and stock is absorbed.
  5. Serve chicken pilaf with seasonal vegetables.

Download a pdf of this recipe below

Rainbow Chicken Pilaf Recipe

 

For information on our Dietitian-designed menu offerings at Only About Children see our Nutrition page.

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