Rice and peas

Rice and peas
This is a very simple recipe that can made almost entirely with leftovers: chicken, rice and peas.
126K 3.9/5 based on 33 reviews
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Last modified on: September 1st 2013

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

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Rice and peas
Drain and set aside.

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

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Rice and peas

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Rice and peas
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.
Rice and peas
Add the chicken and mix.

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

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

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

Your dish is ready.
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.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,839 Kcal or 11,886 Kj782 gr154 gr465 gr
142 %301 %15 %70 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
397 Kcal or 1,662 Kj109 gr22 gr65 gr
20 %42 %2 %10 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
710 Kcal or 2,973 Kj195 gr39 gr116 gr
35 %75 %4 %18 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Celery, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.16 £
  • Per person : 0.54 £

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