Persian Style Chicken and Rice

Recipe by becy959
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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the basmati in a rice cooker with 2-3 cups of water (according to your rice cooker's instructions) along with pinch of salt and the saffron.
  • Turn the rice cooker on and while that is cooking, prepare the rest.
  • Strip the bbq chicken of it's skin, wings and stuffing (I usually eat this as I cook the meal ha ha).
  • Chop up the roast chicken meat roughly and set aside.
  • Dry roast the almonds in a large frypan until they're a light golden brown, then set aside.
  • Fry the berries in appx 1/2 tbpsn of the butter for about five minutes, then set aside.
  • Put another 1/2 tbspn of the butter in the pan and fry the chopped spring onions gently til they go soft.
  • Add the cooked rice and the rest of the butter, stir fry for about five minutes.
  • Add the chicken, almonds, berries and sumac and stir through.
  • Add the fresh coriander, cook for another minute, then serve.
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