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Chicken Biryani - Easy - finished dish

Easy Chicken Biryani

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 584kcal
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A delicious spiced Chicken Biryani, perfect for using left over chicken

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil / or Fry Light
  • 1 Medium Onion peeled & finely chopped
  • Thumb sized piece of Ginger peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic peeled and finely chopped
  • 200 g - 300g left over chicken cut into chunks
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon Chilli Powder depending on what heat you like
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Garam Marsala
  • 100 g Mushrooms halved or quartered
  • 200 g Basmati Rice
  • 400 ml Chicken stock or water
  • Handful of Fresh coriander leaves
  • Salt & black Pepper
  • Coriander leaves for decoration
  • Plain Yoghurt for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 160C fan/ 325F / Gas 4
  • In your heavy bottomed casserole dish (hob proof) put your olive oil and turn on the heat to medium
  • Next add your onion, ginger, garlic, chicken and fry for 5 minutes, stirring
  • Next add your Chilli Powder, Turmeric, Garam Marsala and mushrooms, stir and fry for a further 5 minutes, stirring
  • Then add your rice and stock and coriander leaves give it all a good stir and season with salt and pepper
  • Pop the  lid on your casserole dish (or cover tightly with foil) and place in the centre of the oven for 30 minutes
  • After 30 minutes, remove and stir, making sure your rice is tender. If it looks a bit dry add a splash more water
  • Return the lid and leave to stand for a further 10 minutes (do not put it back in the oven)
  • Then simply serve with a dollop of yoghurt and fresh coriander leaves – yum!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Biryani
Amount per Serving
Calories
584
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
19
g
29
%
Saturated Fat
 
5
g
31
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
5
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
8
g
Cholesterol
 
56
mg
19
%
Sodium
 
23920
mg
1040
%
Potassium
 
633
mg
18
%
Carbohydrates
 
63
g
21
%
Fiber
 
2
g
8
%
Sugar
 
19
g
21
%
Protein
 
37
g
74
%
Vitamin A
 
17
IU
0
%
Vitamin C
 
4
mg
5
%
Calcium
 
219
mg
22
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.