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Chicken Biryani Recipe

Looking for an easy Chicken Biryani recipe? Learn how to make Chicken Biryani using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by pepperlint

Makes 4 servings



A quick and easy Indian recipe that's full of flavor. Enjoy!

Recipe Ingredients for Chicken Biryani

750 g chicken breasts or chicken thighs, diced
1 tbsp garam masala
1 tbsp chili powder
2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, sliced thinly
2 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tsp ginger, grated finely
750 ml chicken stock
300 g basmati rice

Recipe Directions for Chicken Biryani

  1. Preheat oven too 200C.

  2. Place chicken in bowl with cumin, chili, garam masala & tumeric and toss to coat.

  3. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in dutch oven (or casserole) add the chicken in batches and cook 3-4 minutes or until browned all over, adding a little more oil if necessary.

  4. Remove and set aside.

  5. Add the remaining oil, onion, ginger and garlic to the casserole and cook over medium heat until the onions are soft and golden.

  6. Add the rice and cook for 2 minutes.

  7. Return the chicken in a single layer and pour over the stock.

  8. Put the lid on and place in oven.

  9. Cook for 30-40 minutes, or until the rice is tender and has absorbed all the stock.

  10. Top with coriander before serving.

  11. You can also make this recipe on the stovetop or in a slow cooker.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Indian, Bake, Slow Cook, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 497.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
725
Calories from Fat
201
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
22.3g
34%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
25%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
167mg
56%
Sodium
796mg
33%
Potassium
674mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
65.9g
22%
Dietary Fiber
2.4g
10%
Sugars
2.0g
Protein
61.1g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 9% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
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