Lemon kedgeree chicken


Serves: 4
Time to make: 40 mins
Total cost: $16.72 / $4.18 per serve

  • cooking oil spray
  • 4 carrots, peeled, chopped
  • 1 red capsicum, chopped
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 4 cups reduced-salt chicken stock
  • 400g cooked skinless chicken breasts, shredded
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 4 tablespoons low-fat natural yoghurt
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped


Step 1 Heat a heavy-based pot or wok and spray lightly with oil. Fry carrots and capsicum until softened. Add rice and stock and simmer for 10 minutes.

Step 2 Add shredded chicken, peas, lemon zest and juice and simmer for another 10–15 minutes, until rice is cooked.

Step 3 Serve with a dollop of yoghurt on top and a sprinkling of parsley.

HFG tip

If you don’t have any leftover cooked chicken, simply poach skinless chicken breasts in 2 cups of no-added-salt chicken stock for 10–12 minutes, until chicken is cooked through. Drain and shred as required.

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