Spiced Wild Rice With Chicken

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 4 servings

Craving for a tasty rice dish? You can add more texture using chicken breast, a classic addition, eggs, of course, and veggies like red bell pepper and sweet corn. And because we wanted this dish to be full of aroma, we sprinkled in some turmeric and coriander.

Ingredients Needed for Spiced Wild Rice With Chicken

    For the rice:

    4 cups of chicken stock
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 ½ cups of wild rice
    1 tablespoon turmeric

    For the chicken breast:

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    10 ounces of chicken breast, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, crushed
    1 teaspoon soy sauce

    Assembling the dish:

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    2 onions, diced
    1 teaspoon dried coriander
    tabasco sauce
    1 red bell pepper, julienned
    ½ cup sweet corn
    1 teaspoon fish sauce
    3 eggs
    ¼ cup fresh coriander
    2 limes wedges, for garnishing

How to Make Spiced Wild Rice With Chicken

  1. For the rice:
    Add the chicken stock to a cooking pot and salt it. Add the vegetable oil, stir a bit, cover with the lid and boil for 10-12 minutes.
  2. Add the turmeric, stir, and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat, strain the cooked rice, and set aside.
  3. For the chicken breast:
    Add the vegetable oil and chicken breast to a pot over medium heat, and season with salt and pepper. Cook and stir until the chicken meat starts changing color. Add the garlic and soy sauce and cook more until the meat starts turning golden brown. Set aside.
  4. Assembling the dish:
    Add the vegetable oil, onion, dried coriander, some Tabasco sauce, the red bell pepper, and sweet corn. Stir a little, then add the cooked rice and fish sauce. Whisk the eggs and add them, too. Stir and add the chicken meat and fresh coriander. Cook and stir a little more.
  5. Serve garnished with lime wedges.

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