Chicken Biryani

Preparation: 5 mins

Cooking: 40 mins

Serves 4, costs under £5.00

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Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon (10g) Vegetable Oil
  • (400g) Diced Chicken Breast or 4 Small Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Medium (150g) Onion
  • 1 Medium (160g) Red Pepper
  • 16 Tablespoons (200g) Dried Easy Cook Long Grain Rice
  • 3 Teaspoons (9g) Medium Curry Powder
  • 2 Mugs (500ml) Water
  • 4 Tablespoons (120g) Frozen Peas
  • 3 Tablespoons (75g) Seedless Raisins

Method

  1. Peel and finely chop the onion. Wash, deseed and chop the pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the chicken for 5 minutes until browned.
  3. Add the onion and pepper and fry until soft.
  4. Stir in the rice and curry powder and fry for another 2 minutes.
  5. Add the water and raisins.
  6. Bring to the boil and simmer for 20-25 minutes until the rice is cooked, stirring occasionally. Add more water if necessary. Add the peas 5 minutes before the end of cooking.
  7. Once the rice is cooked, use a slotted spoon to dish up and enjoy hot.

You can use white or brown rice or even a mix of the two depending on what you have.

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