Summer chicken pilaf

Summer chicken pilaf
  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Prep 10 min, Cook 15 min

A light, fresh-tasting dish that’s made for al fresco dining on warm evenings. It’s ready in 25 minutes.


  • 1 chopped onion
  • 25g butter
  • Dash olive oil
  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into cubes
  • 225g basmati rice
  • 175g shelled broad beans
  • 425ml chicken stock
  • Handful chopped fresh flatleaf parsley
  • 1 heaped tbsp chopped pistachios


  1. In a large frying pan, fry the chopped onion in butter and olive oil for 3 minutes.
  2. Add the chicken breasts and brown, then stir in the basmati rice, broad beans and chicken stock. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the flatleaf parsley and the chopped pistachios and season. Cook for a further 1-2 minutes, then serve immediately.


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