Chicken Pilaf

Chicken Pilaf Recipe

Chicken Pilaf

Time 30 mins
Serves 4


  • 400g boneless chicken thighs, cut into chunks
  • 400ml chicken stock
  • 200g basmati rice
  • 50g frozen green beans
  • 50g frozen peas
  • 40g butter
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Naga Chilli sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • small handful fresh coriander, chopped


Melt butter in a pan, add onion and fry on a low heat for 10 minutes.

Add the garlic, cumin, garam masala, turmeric and salt. Fry for 1 minute.

Add the chicken and rice making sure the rice is coated in the spicy butter mixture.

Add the chicken stock, Naga Chilli Sauce, salt, green beans and peas.

Cover with a lid and cook for 20 minutes.

Serve with a scattering of coriander.

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