Quick and Easy Recipe

Look no further than your store-cupboard for this filling, family-friendly dish.

Recipe for One-Pot Chicken Pilaf

lucelle curry chicken one pot

Ingredients for One-Pot Chicken Pilaf:

  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 large or 2 small skinless chicken thigh fillets, cut into chunks
  • 2 tsp curry paste
  • 85g rice
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 140g mixed vegetebles (your choice)

 

Method:
1 Heat the oil in a heavy-based frying pan, then fry the onion for 5–6 minutes until softened. Add the chicken pieces, fry for a further couple of minutes just to colour the outside, then stir in the curry paste and rice. Cook for another minute.
2 Pour in the chicken stock and throw in any larger bits of frozen veg. Bring to the boil, lower the heat, then cover the pan with a lid. Cook for 10 minutes, then stir in the remaining vegetables- Scatter over then cover, cook for 10 minutes more until all the stock is absorbed and the rice is tender. Give everything a good stir, season to taste.

 

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Recipe for Cheesy tuna pesto pasta

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Ingredients for Cheesy tuna pesto pasta:

  • 400g penne
  • 200g can tuna steaks in oil
  • 190g jar basil pesto
  • 100g Cheddar, grated
  • 250g tomatoes, halved
  • minced garlic and onion

Method:
1 Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions.

2 Meanwhile, tip the tuna and its oil into a bowl with the garlic, onion and pesto. Mash together with a wooden spoon.

Stir in a third of the cheese and all of the tomatoes. Heat the stove to high.

3 Drain the pasta, then toss with the pesto mix. Tip into a shallow baking dish, scatter with ther remaining cheese, then cook for 3 minutes until just melted.

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