Chicken and Pea Pilaf

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12Ingredients
40Minutes
950Calories

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 brown onion (large, finely chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs (cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 2/3 pounds long grain rice (white)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup frozen peas (thawed)
  • 2/3 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • lemon wedges (to serve)
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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 brown onion (large, finely chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs (cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1 2/3 pounds long grain rice (white)
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup frozen peas (thawed)
  • 2/3 cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • lemon wedges (to serve)
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    Directions

    1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over moderate heat. Cook and stir onion, garlic, and spices for 4 mins. Add chicken; cook and stir for 5–6 mins or until chicken is golden brown.
    2. Stir in rice. Cook and stir for 3 mins. Stir in stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cook, covered, for 15 mins or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Let rest, covered, for 5 mins (do not lift the lid).
    3. Stir in peas, cilantro and raisins. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon into bowls. Serve with lemon wedges.
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    NutritionView More

    950Calories
    Sodium10% DV230mg
    Fat14% DV9g
    Protein80% DV41g
    Carbs58% DV175g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories950Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat9g14%
    Saturated Fat1.5g8%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol75mg25%
    Sodium230mg10%
    Potassium930mg27%
    Protein41g80%
    Calories from Fat80
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate175g58%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Sugars12g24%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium10%
    Iron50%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.