Easy Chicken Pilau

By Susie O'Neil

Easy Chicken Pilau
This recipe is great if you’re after a quick, simple meal that is loaded with fresh vegetables. You can even team it up with some low fat natural yoghurt and toasted almond slivers!

Preparation time: 15mins Cooking time: 25mins Nutrition: 1625kJ per serve

Serves 6 

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 – 2 tablespoons mild Indian Curry Paste

1 skinless chicken breast fillet, cut into 1cm dice

1 . cups Basmati rice

1 cup water

1x 500g can creamy chicken soup

800g mixed diced vegetables such as capsicum, carrot, zucchini, celery etc.

1 cup peas 


1. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add curry paste and chicken breast. Cook for 2 minutes until beginning to brown.

2. Add rice and toss to coat. Add water, bring to the boil, stir then cover and cook over a very low heat for 6 minutes.

3. Stir in creamy chicken soup and vegetables and cook a further 8 minutes.

4. Remove from the heat, stir in peas, recover and stand for 5 minutes.


Susie is sharing these recipes on behalf of the Together Counts www.togethercounts.com.au  initiative, which is an online resource encouraging Australian families to lead healthier, active lifestyles.


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