Garlic butter rice with chicken

Poultry
30 Min
pretty easy
4 People
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Basmati rice tossed in garlic butter and an array of colourful vegetables served with marinated, pan-fried chicken breast fillets.
1. Place rice in a saucepan, cover with x 1.5 amount of water (see notes). Cover with a lid, cook on lowest heat for 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat, stand for 5 minutes. Stir carefully with a fork.

2. Combine 1 tbsp oil, 2 tsp mustard, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp thyme, salt and pepper. Slash chicken breast fillets and rub mixture well into the cuts.

3. Heat a large frypan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a chopping board, reserve pan (step 5).

4. Remove stem and slice kale leaves. Toss with 1/2 tbsp oil and massage to soften.
Slice spring onions and capsicum. Julienne (or grate) carrots and roughly chop (or crush) almonds (see notes).

5. Add 3 tbsp butter and 2 crushed garlic cloves to reserved pan. Cook over medium heat for 1 minute then add prepared vegetables and almonds, cook for 3-4 minutes. Toss in rice, heat through and season to taste with salt and pepper.

6. Slice chicken and serve with garlic butter rice.

Notes:
Use the rice tub to quickly measure up x 1.5 amount of water.

Keep the vegetables separate to the rice if you prefer. You can sauté them in the garlic butter or toss them raw in a salad.
Basmati Rice 300g
Chicken breast fillet 600g
Kale 3 leaves
Spring onions 1/3 bunch
Yellow capsicum 1
Carrots 2
Almonds 1/2 packet (50g)

From your pantry:
oil + butter (for cooking), salt, pepper, ground paprika, seeded mustard, dried thyme, garlic (2 cloves)