This Jollof Rice recipe, also called Benachin, is popular througout West Africa, especially Nigeria and Ghana. It's an easy, family friendly meal made with easy-to-find ingredients.
I came across this recipe when I was around 10 years old. My mother's best friend is Portuguese and when she used to look after me I used to eat all of these unusually wonderful and tasty meals. This is the main reason why I still visit her! I don't actually know if it's 100% Portuguese, but I fail to find another exact recipe. This is very simple, but you can't turn your back away from this recipe.
For me, paella is possibly the best dish in the world. I think that this, my take, is close to that. Absolutely fabulous with a heavenly array of differing but complementary flavours, it is well worth the effort to make at any time. Will grace any table or occasion.
This is a Cuban signature dish that adorns tables at every birthday, quince or Cuban party. A more mild than wild comfort food that is easy on the budget but big on taste. This is the boneless chicken version that is perfect for parties.
Lots of flavours and juicy tenderness in this chicken breast dish flavoured with black bean sauce and sun blush tomatoes.
This pilau chicken rice dish is a favourite in our household and enjoyed most weeks by the family. We love this dish because you get everything you want in this one pot dish making a complete meal.
A versatile and tasty pilau rice that's made into a main meal with the addition of chicken and loads of veg. Great for using up leftover rice if you have it.
This dish is not only wholesome, but also extremely easy to make. It uses a few ingredients that you probably have at hand. The flavouring for the dish, comes from the natural juices of the chicken and the instant soup mix. Feel free to substitute in different flavoured soup granules. Serve with steamed vegetables.
Chicken is cooked together with rice, onions, cinnamon, carrots and chicken stock, before being garnished with freshly roasted almonds and pine nuts. Serve this dish with salad and/or natural yoghurt.
A traditional and tasty Hainanese dish, this is an immensely popular chicken dish in Singapore and Malaysia. It may seem like a daunting list of ingredients, but most are very easy to find. Pandan leaves are used in Thai and Southeast Asian cuisines; look for them online or in specialty shops.