Bombay Chicken and Rice

Bombay Chicken and Rice


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About this recipe: Chicken portions are brushed with a butter and curry mixture and baked in a mixture of rice, seasonings and dried fruit.


Serves: 6 

  • 200g uncooked long-grain white rice
  • 170g diced dried mixed fruit
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 500ml water
  • 1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 4 teaspoons curry powder, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
  2. In a 20x30cm baking tin, mix rice, fruit, onion, sugar and salt. Pour in water. Arrange chicken parts over the rice mixture. In a small bowl, mix butter, curry powder and paprika. Brush butter mixture over chicken pieces. Cover pan tightly with aluminium foil.
  3. Bake 1 hour in the preheated oven, until chicken juices run clear and rice is tender.

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Used different ingredients. I didn't have any dried fruit at home so I chopped some tomatos instead and added mango chutney. It turned out great. - 03 Oct 2010

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