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Chicken Pilaf

chicken pilaf

chicken pilaf

This chicken pilaf that is bursting with flavors, offers up a convenient one-stop-shop dish for your busy weeknights. It is simple and delicious. All the vegetables and juices that are cooking the rice, keep the chicken extra moist.


chicken pilaf

Chicken Pilaf

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Author: Lei
Servings 2


  • 3 chicken drumsticks
  • 2 garlic bulbs (cut off the tops)
  • 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • 2 carrots (shredded)
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 cup oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat, add chicken drumsticks and garlic bulbs, fry for five minutes to brown all over. Set aside chicken and garlic.
  • Add the onion and cook until lightly brown. Stir in the shredded carrot and cook until soft.
  • Add chicken,garlic,rice, salt and pepper to pan; stir to combine. Add 2 cups water, bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover, simmer for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • Stir in lemon juice and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 1228kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 22gFat: 123gSaturated Fat: 11gPolyunsaturated Fat: 34gMonounsaturated Fat: 75gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 104mgSodium: 3663mgPotassium: 563mgFiber: 3gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 10250IUVitamin C: 12mgCalcium: 64mgIron: 1mg

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