Cooking Time 35 minutes
Ingredients (serves 4)
1/4 cup apricot jam
1 1/2 tablespoons Moroccan seasoning
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tablespoon olive oil
500g chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces
2 cups long-grain rice, rinsed
1 brown onion, thinly sliced
1 large tomato, roughly chopped
1/2 cup frozen peas
2 1/4 cups salt-reduced chicken stock
1 lemon, juiced
steamed green beans, to serve
Preheat oven to 220°C. Combine jam, seasoning, garlic and oil in a bowl. Add chicken and stir to coat. Season with salt.
Place rice in a 5cm-deep, 22cm x 26cm (base) baking dish. Top with onion, tomato and peas. Pour over stock and 1/4 cup of lemon juice. Top with chicken.
Bake, uncovered, for 30 to 35 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and rice tender. Serve with steamed beans.
Super Food Ideas - August 2007, Page 32
Recipe by Michelle Lucia
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