Indonesian-Style Chicken and Green Beans with Rice

    Indonesian-Style Chicken and Green Beans with Rice


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    About this recipe: This Indonesian-inspired recipe has been with me through primary school to my adult life. I've made this dish for just about everybody I know and they've all enjoyed it.

    Serves: 4 

    • 185g uncooked long grain white rice
    • 475ml water
    • 450g fresh fine green beans, trimmed, snapped
    • 1 dessertspoon olive oil
    • 450g boneless chicken breast fillets, cut into chunks
    • 175ml low salt chicken stock
    • 85g smooth peanut butter
    • 2 teaspoons honey
    • 1 tablespoon reduced salt soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon chilli paste
    • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 3 spring onions, thinly sliced
    • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts (optional)

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Bring the rice and water to boil in a pot. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 20 minutes.
    2. Place fine green beans in a pot fitted with a steamer basket over boiling water; steam 10 minutes or until tender but crisp.
    3. Heat the oil in a frying pan; cook the chicken 5 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
    4. Mix the chicken stock, peanut butter, honey, soy sauce, chilli paste, lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir 5 minutes, until slightly thickened. Mix in the green beans. Serve over rice. Garnish with spring onions and peanuts.

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