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Quick & Spicy Chicken

Quick & Spicy Chicken

with Basmati Rice and Green Pepper

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Looking for a quick and tasty midweek dinner option? Try cooking up our Quick & Spicy Chicken in just 20 minutes for a delicious and speedy meal.

Tags:RapidExtra spicyUnder 650 caloriesMeal Prep
Allergens:SesameSoyaCereals containing gluten

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the conflict in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time20 minutes
Difficulty levelMedium
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

150 grams

Basmati Rice

1 unit(s)

Red Onion

1 unit(s)

Green Pepper

1 bunch(es)


280 grams

Diced Chicken Breast

20 grams


1 sachet

Thai Style Spice Blend


64 grams

Hoisin Sauce


25 milliliter(s)

Soy Sauce

(ContainsSoya, Cereals containing gluten)

1 unit(s)


Not included in your delivery

50 milliliter(s)

Water for the Sauce

Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)2447 kJ
Energy (kcal)583 kcal
Fat4.0 g
of which saturates1.0 g
Carbohydrate94 g
of which sugars17.0 g
Protein45 g
Salt407.0 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.
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a) Boil a full kettle.
b) When boiling, pour the water into a large saucepan with 1/4 tsp salt on high heat. Add the rice and cook for 10-12 mins.
c) Drain in a sieve and pop back in the pan. Cover with a lid and leave to the side until ready to serve.


a) Meanwhile, halve, peel and thinly slice the red onion.
b) Halve the green pepper and discard the core and seeds. Slice into thin strips.
c) Roughly chop the coriander (stalks and all).


a) Heat a drizzle of oil in a frying pan on medium-high heat.
b) Pop the diced chicken breast into a bowl with the cornflour, season with salt and pepper, then toss to coat.
c) Once the oil is hot, stir-fry the chicken until golden and cooked through, 8-10 mins. IMPORTANT: Wash your hands and equipment after handling raw chicken and its packaging.
d) Sprinkle on the Thai style spice blend. TIP: Add less if you don't like too much heat.


a) When the chicken is cooked, add the red onions and peppers. Stir-fry until softened, 2-3 mins.
b) Lower the heat, then stir in the hoisin sauce, soy sauce and water for the sauce (see ingredients for amount) and coat the chicken well.
c) Bring to a bubble, then remove from the heat. IMPORTANT: The chicken is cooked when no longer pink in the middle.


a) Zest and halve the lime.
b) Mix the coriander and a squeeze of lime juice through the stir-fry.
c) When the rice is cooked, fluff it up with a fork. Mix in the lime zest. Taste and season with salt and pepper if needed.


a) Chop the remaining lime into wedges.
b) Share the rice between your bowls and spoon your spicy chicken on top.
c) Serve with a lime wedge for squeezing over. Enjoy!