Chicken in tomato sauce with rice


Serves

4 adults

Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

40 minutes

Utensils needed

  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Measuring jug
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon

Ingredients

  • 200 g long grain white rice
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh/dried parsley
  • 10 ml of vegetable oil
  • 2 medium chicken breast fillets
  • 300 g of passata or tomato based pasta sauce
  • ½ a low-salt chicken stock cube dissolved in 100 ml of boiling water
  • 100 g of frozen peas
  • Black pepper to taste

Method

  1. Cook the rice in boiling water according to the instructions on the packet.
  2. While the rice is cooking, peel and roughly chop the onion and the carrot. Peel and crush the garlic.
  3. Wash and roughly chop the parsley.
  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan and cook the onion, garlic and carrot for 7–8 minutes.
  5. Remove the skin from the chicken breast fillets. Chop the fillets into chunks and add to the vegetable mix. Cook until the chicken turns opaque, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the passata, chicken stock and chopped parsley. Cover the saucepan with a lid and cook for 15 minutes.
  7. Add the frozen peas and cook for 3 minutes.
  8. Drain the rice once cooked.
  9. Season with black pepper to taste.
  10. Serve the chicken in tomato sauce with the boiled rice.

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