Quick chicken biryani

Chef: Sunsweet
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Quick chicken biryani
The indian spices really pick up this simple chicken and rice dish. 

350g basmati rice

1 tbsp olive oil

1 onion, finely sliced

1 tsp cumin

1 cinnamon stick/1/4 tsp cinnamon powder

1 tsp mild curry powder

4 chicken breasts, cut into 2cm cubes

Handful of currants or sultanas

80g frozen petis pois

Handful slivered almonds, toasted

2 tbsp roughly chopped coriander leaves

Cook rice to packet instruction, drain and set aside.

Sauté the onion in the olive oil until softened.

Add the cinnamon stick/powder, cumin and curry powder. 

Add the chicken and cook through. 

Stir in the raisin/sultanas.

Add the peas and allow to thaw.

Stir in the rice and combine well.

When serving, sprinkle with almonds and coriander. 

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
10 minutes

Main ingredients
Chicken, Rice

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy Recipes, Family Dinners


Level of Difficulty

Don't forget to remove the cinnamon stick! 

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