Biryani-Style Chicken with Apples and Raisins

If desired, serve this Biryani-Style Chicken with plain yogurt stirred with chopped fresh mint.

Best Health magazine, September 2015; Photo by Ryan Szulc

 

Biryani-Style Chicken with Apples and Raisins
Biryani-Style Chicken with Apples and Raisins
Servings
6Servings
Servings
6Servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large heavy-bottomed pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown chicken all over; set chicken aside.

  2. In same pot, fry onion until softened, about 2 minutes. Stir in garlic and curry paste; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in lentils and 11/3 cups (325 mL) of the broth; bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Return chicken and any juices to pot. Stir in remaining broth, the apple, carrot, rice, raisins, salt, pepper and cinnamon; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until rice is tender and chicken is cooked through, about 16 minutes. Stir in peas; heat through, about 2 minutes.
Sprinkle with toasted sliced almonds.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 489 calories, 28 g protein, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 75 g carbohydrates, 12 g fibre, 57 mg cholesterol, 599 mg sodium