Chicken curry and brown rice casserole

    1 hour 15 min

    A simple and delicious chicken casserole, which has comfort food written all over it. Chicken is baked with brown rice, raisins, curry powder, tomatoes and chicken stock. Perfect for the cold winter months.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 250ml water
    • 1/2 (400g) tin whole peeled plum tomatoes
    • 80g easy cook brown rice
    • 80g raisins
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1 tablespoon curry powder
    • 1 cube chicken stock
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 340g skinless, chicken breast fillets, cut into 2.5cm pieces

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. In a frying pan, stir together water, tomatoes, brown rice, raisins, lemon juice, curry powder, stock cube, ground cinnamon, salt, garlic and bay leaf. Bring to the boil; then stir in chicken. Transfer mixture to a casserole dish.
    3. Cover and bake in the preheated oven 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender and chicken juices run clear.

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    Took out the raisens and used peas and removed lid of for last 10 mins..... Use good curry powder  -  22 Aug 2015


    This is the first time that I have ever felt that I needed to respond to a recipe.... This is a WONDERFUL recipe!!!! In the last month I have made it 4 times and my family loves it, including my 3 year old daughter! Thank you for sharing this with us!  -  12 Jan 2006  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I threw this all together, uncooked, into a casserole dish for 75-90 minutes, using 1 cup of regular brown rice,. Easy and yum! We'll be making this regularly.  -  03 Dec 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)