• DifficultyEasy
In the box:
Chicken balti paste
Biryani spice blend
Chicken stock
Shopping list:
1 onion, diced
2 chicken breasts, chopped into bite-size pieces
150g basmati rice, rinsed
50g sultanas
50g toasted almond flakes
100g peas
From your cupboard:
Olive oil
Fresh coriander

This SimplyCook recipe takes just 20 minutes to cook, saving you precious time in the kitchen. SimplyCook have sourced quality ingredients to make this money-saving meal the perfect alternative to costly recipe book equivalents.

1. Bring 450ml of water to the boil in a saucepan. Add the chicken stock and stir to combine. Keep warm.

2. Add a tablespoon of olive oil to a heavy based pan and bring the pan up to high heat. Add the onion and chicken balti paste and fry for 2 minutes. Then add the chicken and the biryani spice blend and fry for another 2 minutes.

3. Add the rice, sultanas and peas, stirring everything together well. Then add the chicken stock, stir, cover with a lid and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a minimum and cook for 10-15 minutes. Cooking time varies across different hobs. Turn the heat off and leave covered for 5 minutes.

4. Remove the lid and stir through the optional coriander. Serve with the almonds sprinkled on top.

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