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Rice and peas


Rice and peas
This is a very simple recipe that can made almost entirely with leftovers: chicken, rice and peas.
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Last modified on: September 1st 2013

For 4 people, you will need:

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19 min.8 min.27 min.
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Stage 1 - 2 min.
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Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and tip in the peas. Cook them for just 2 minutes.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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Drain and set aside.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Cut 200 g cooked chicken into small pieces.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a frying pan on medium heat.

Add the shallot, cook for 1 minute then salt and pepper.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
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Add the chicken and mix.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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Add 3 tablespoons liquid cream and bring to the boil.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
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Add 200 g cooked rice and mix.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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Lastly, add the peas and a few chopped fresh herbs.

Your dish is ready.

Remarks

The proportions in this recipe are mainly for guidance, so feel free to adapt it to whatever leftovers you have in the fridge and your own taste.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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