Fast chicken biryani

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp bottled minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp bottled biryani paste
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup water

Instructions

  • Stir 1 teaspoon (5 mL) oil with garlic and biryani paste. Rub mixture into chicken. In a large frying pan, heat 2 teaspoons (10 mL) oil over medium heat. Add chicken and cook until browned, about 4 minutes per side. Add water. Cover and cook until chicken feels springy when pressed, from 4 to 5 more minutes. Remove chicken to a plate. If sauce is too thin, increase heat to high and boil, uncovered and stirring constantly, until thickened, from 1 to 2 minutes. Pour sauce over chicken. Serve with a dollop of yogurt, if you like, and rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 204,
  • Protein
  • 30.7 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.4 g,
  • Fat
  • 7.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.3 g,

A biryani is a long-cooking Indian rice dish. Here’s our fast take.

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