Chicken and Broad Bean Pilaf Recipe

Chicken and broad bean pilaf

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Pilaf makes the best fast rice dish. This healthy chicken recipe serves 2 and can be whipped up in half an hour. Add broad beans and flaked almonds, then serve



  • onion 1, finely sliced
  • olive oil
  • skinless chicken thigh fillets 2, sliced into strips
  • basmati rice 100g
  • chicken stock 250ml
  • broad beans 100g (shelled weight), double podded if you like
  • dill ½ bunch, chopped
  • toasted flaked almonds 2 tbsp


  • Step 1

    Fry the onion for a minute in a little oil in a medium saucepan, then add the chicken and season well. Stir until browned, then add the rice, fold it through, add the stock and bring to a simmer. Put a lid on the pan and cook for 8 minutes, then add the broad beans and cook for another 4 minutes. Stir through the dill and sprinkle over the almonds.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 493
  • Fat 12.2g
  • Carbs 47.5g
  • Fibre 5.9g
  • Protein 45.4g
  • Salt 0.6g