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Curried Chicken Rice

Curried Chicken Rice

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Prep Time

30 min



This is a warming, creamy chicken and rice one-pot. The base flavours of curry spices, coconut, carrot, fresh root ginger and coriander compliment eachother subtley and cosily. And hardly any washing up. Hurrah!

Prep Time

30 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
150g basmati rice
1 onion
200g carrots
large British chicken breast
1 British chicken breast fillet
FLECKED coconut cream 50g
2 flecked coconut cream sachets (100g)
10g fresh coriander
1 garlic clove
15g root ginger
tomato paste 3.18
2 tbsp tomato paste †
1 tbsp curry powder
You Will Need
Pepper, salt, sugar, vegetable oil

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 130g basmati rice
  • 1 brown onion
  • carrots
  • 1 large British chicken breast fillet
  • 50g solid coconut cream
  • 10g coriander
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 15g fresh root ginger
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 824 kJ
197 kcal
3428 kJ
818 kcal
of which saturates
8.9 g
7.9 g
37.1 g
32.7 g
of which sugars
17.3 g
3.6 g
72 g
15.1 g
Fibre 2.7 g 11.1 g
Protein 11.5 g 47.8 g
Salt 0.17 g 0.72 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
130g basmati rice
basmati rice
1 brown onion
brown onion
1 large British chicken breast fillet
chicken breast fillet (100%)
50g solid coconut cream
white coconut kernal 100%
10g coriander
coriander (100%)
1 garlic clove
15g fresh root ginger
Ginger (100%) Keep the Ginger chilled.
2 tbsp tomato paste
tomatoes (sulphites)
1 tbsp curry powder
cumin seed, coriander seed, onion powder, turmeric, salt, granulated sugar, chilli powder, garlic powder, paprika, cardamom, black pepper, ginger, fenugreek, cassia, bay leaves, cloves, natural flavouring
  • Allergens highlighted by † (sulphites)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Curried Chicken Rice

Peel and dice the onion(s) finely

Peel and chop the carrots into bite-size pieces

Peel (scrape the skin off with a teaspoon) and finely grate or chop the ginger

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the garlic

2 Curried Chicken Rice

Boil half a kettle

Cut the chicken into bite-size pieces

Submerge the coconut cream sachets in a bowl of boiling water and set aside to soften

3 Curried Chicken Rice

Heat a large wide-based pan (with a matching lid) with 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) vegetable oil over a medium-high heat

When hot, add the chicken and a large pinch of salt

Cook for 3-4 min or until golden

4 Curried Chicken Rice

Transfer the chicken to a plate and return the pan to a medium-high heat

Add the onion, carrot and curry powder (adding more oil if needed)

Cook for 4 min or until the onion has softened

Add the garlic and ginger and cook for a further 2 min

5 Curried Chicken Rice

Add the tomato paste and stir for 1 min

Add the rice and 375ml (750ml) water to the pan

Stir in the softened coconut cream and a pinch of sugar (optional)

6 Curried Chicken Rice

Return the chicken and any resting juices to the pan

Bring to the boil over a high heat and then lower to a gentle simmer

Add a lid and simmer for 10-20 min or until the rice is tender and the chicken cooked through, checking occasionally to prevent sticking

7 Curried Chicken Rice

Meanwhile, chop the coriander finely, including the stalks

Check the rice (add a little more water if needed)


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Once cooked, season generously with salt and pepper and remove from the heat

Serve the chickeny rice in bowls, garnishing with coriander


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