Weekend Cooking Inspiration

If you’re craving an exotic yet easy and tasty dish to whip up for the whole family then look no further than this delicious Chinese Chicken and Rice dish by Annabel Karmel.

I’ve always got my eye out for tasty new recipes to try, because as the only one with any culinary skills in the family I need all the inspiration I can get! Annabel’s recipes are always my go-to as they’re quick, simple and full of flavour – while being perfectly healthy for my little brother and I.

This Chinese Chicken and Rice dish is ideal for a weekend meal. Of course if you’re caught out mid-week it’s always handy to have a few frozen Annabel Karmel meals to hand, I make sure I stock up when I pop into Coles to pick up the groceries!

Happy cooking everyone!

Love Pixie xx

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Ingredients

  • 175g long grain rice
  • 50g frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 140g onion, finely chopped
  • 80g red pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp garlic puree
  • 150g chicken breast fillet, diced
  • 50g tinned sweetcorn
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • A little salt
  • 1 ½ tsp sunflower oil

Sauce

  • 2 tsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp ketchup
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 100 ml chicken stock

Method

  1. Cook the rice in boiling water according to the packet instructions, adding the peas 4 minutes before the end of the cooking time. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a frying pan, add the onion and fry for 3 minutes. Add the pepper and garlic and fry for another 5 minutes until softened. Add the chicken and fry until just cooked, then add the rice,  peas and sweetcorn.
  3. Mix together all of the sauce ingredients, pour over the chicken and rice and fry for one minute.
  4. Season the eggs with a little salt.  Heat the oil in a frying pan, pour in the eggs and tip the pan so that the egg covers  the base to make a thin omelette. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until just set.  Turn out onto a board and cut into thin strips . Add to the rice and serve.

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