Chicken risotto

Simple recipe for comforting Italian food


Feel like some comforting Italian food but don’t want the run of the mill Lasagna or spaghetti Bolognese? This simple recipe might be just up your street!


Ingredients - Serves 4 Adults

  • 280g / 10 oz. of risotto rice
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 green or red pepper
  • 5 mushrooms
  • 1 x 198g / 7 oz. tin of sweetcorn
  • 4 chicken fillets
  • 1 teaspoon of oil
  • 1 chicken stock cube dissolved in 425ml / ¾ pint of hot water
  • Salt & pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Boil rice for around 5 minutes and drain
  2. Chop onion, pepper and mushrooms
  3. Cut chicken fillets into cubes
  4. Crush the garlic or chop into fine pieces
  5. Fry chicken pieces in vegetable oil
  6. Add garlic, onions, peppers and mushrooms. Fry gently
  7. Add rice to pan
  8. Stir in stock, add sweet corn
  9. Bring to boil and cook gently for 30 minutes, or until all the liquid has been absorbed
  10. Season to taste

Serving Suggestions

Serve with a crispy side salad

info

Mix up the vegetables each time you try this recipe; e.g. try carrots, leeks and peas

About this Recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square Meals

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Chicken risotto

Serves

4 Adults

4 Adults

Preparation Time

5 Minutes

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

30 Minutes

30 Minutes

Cost

Medium

Medium

5-a-day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

1.5 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Saucepan, Wooden Spoon

Chopping BoardChopping KnifeFrying PanMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)SaucepanWooden Spoon
1/4 of the recipe contains
Energy
2039kj
481kcal
24%
Fat
4g
6%
Saturates
0.8g
4%
Sugars
8.5g
9%
Salt
1.3g
22%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (545g)
Energy374Kj 2039Kj
88Kcal 481Kcal
Fat0.7g 4g
(of which saturates)0.1g 0.8g
Carbohydrate13g 70.6g
(of which sugars)1.6g 8.5g
Protein7.1g 39g
Salt0.2g 1.3g
Fibre0.6g 3.4g

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