Chicken and orange pilaf

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A chicken pilaf with Middle Eastern flavours.

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Chicken and orange pilaf
Chicken, orange and apricot pilaf
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:291
Ready in:50 minutes
Prep. time:20 minutes
Cook time:30 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:24th October 2012

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  1. Heat the oil and gently sauté the onions and garlic for 4 minutes
  2. Add the chili and a grind of pepper and fry for a minute just to flavour the oil
  3. Add the rice and stir well to coat with oil
  4. Mix the orange juice, apricots and the stock, add to the rice and bring to the boil
  5. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer on a low heat for 20 minutes. Don't stir the rice during this time
  6. Stir the chicken pieces, parsley, orange zest and the pistachio nuts. Cook for a few minutes until the chicken is reheated

Serving suggestions

Serve with Greek yogurt as a side dish

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