Spicy Moroccan rice

Spice up plain old chicken with a taste of the exotic

  • Ready in 20 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 602
  • fat 15g
  • saturates 7g
  • carbs 77g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 45g
  • salt 3.29g


  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 tbsp Moroccan spice seasoning
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 50g butter
  • 300g rice
  • 12 dried apricots, halved
  • chicken stock cube
  • 410g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 15g pack flatleaf parsley, chopped


  1. Coat chicken with the Moroccan spice. Fry the onion in butter until soft.

  2. Tip in the chicken, then cook for a few mins more. Stir in the rice and apricots, then pour in the stock cube with 700ml boiling water and the chickpeas.

  3. Cover the pan and simmer for 10 mins until the rice is tender and has absorbed most of the liquid. Toss in the chopped flat leaf parsley and serve.

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