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    Chicken or Shrimp Biryani

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    1 hrs 20 mins

    25 mins

    55 mins

    Dreamer in Ontario's Note:

    This recipe was created by Kraft. I've made a couple of small changes to the original.

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    1. 1
      Rinse rice and place in medium bowl; add enough cold water to cover rice and let stand 10 minute.
    2. 2
      While rice is soaking, heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat; add cumin seed; cook and stir 30 sec.
    3. 3
      Stir in onions, garlic and ginger; cook 5 minute or until crisp-tender, stirring constantly.
    4. 4
      If using chicken add now; cook and stir 2 minute (If using shrimp, add at the same time as you add the rice).
    5. 5
      Drain rice and add to chicken mixture with remaining ingredients; mix well; cover; bring to boil.
    6. 6
      Simmer on medium-low heat 25 minutes, add peas and cook another 5 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed (some rice cooks more quickly to be sure you don't overcook).
    7. 7
      Remove from heat; let stand 5 minute.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 19, 2012


      This was a grand dinner tonight. I used the shrimp option and I made a vinaigrette with some oregano in it as I'm not at all familiar with the ask for dressing. The seasoning really elevated this dish. Made for ZWT 8. :D

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken or Shrimp Biryani

    Serving Size: 1 (273 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 332.2
    Calories from Fat 63
    Total Fat 7.0 g
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    Cholesterol 36.3 mg
    Sodium 353.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 46.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    Sugars 4.2 g
    Protein 20.3 g

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    sundried tomato & oregano salad dressing

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