Tarragon, chives and lemon liven up this simple salad.
Cooked chicken, makes a healthy meal in minutes if you add rice and a little imagination. Perk it up with pistachios, crisp carrot, zesty orange and punchy chives. Delicious!
You only need a little chicken to make this mouthwatering pilaff, so it is the perfect dish to use up leftovers from a roast.
This is a hearty soup with a lot of texture. It is perfect in winter with a roaring fire and some crusty bread. You can really change the taste of the soup depending on what kind of chicken you use. Poached chicken yields a good flavour, whereas roast chicken offers a more complex taste.
Comfort food for those cold days.
This is a great soup for curling up in front of the fire on cold winter nights, it's also great for kids and those who don't like veggies as everything is grated and as there's no butter or cream it's really healthy
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.
I was given this recipe a little while back and it's become a family favourite. The sweet and sticky sauce goes incredibly well with the chicken and rice. Absolutely superb!
This is a delicious use of leftover roast chicken, a treat for a Monday night supper! You may choose to roast your own chicken or buy it from the supermarket. A little grated cheese such as Parmesan or Pecorino Romano before serving is also a nice touch.
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.
A wonderfully hearty risotto that is creamier than most. Makes a warming meal. See the footnotes for variations - such as mushroom instead of asparagus. Even my unadventurous and uber-carnivorous brother thinks it's delicious!
This is a traditional South African biryani, which you might like to try as an alternative to what's common here. Don't be daunted by the list of ingredients, because the end result is a richly flavoured centrepiece.
The HomeCooker makes this Spanish classic easy enough for a midweek supper. Try using turkey breast or lean diced pork instead of chicken.
This Portuguese dish is a meal in itself, with chicken, ham, sausage, veg and rice cooked all together in the HomeCooker.
It still amazes me how creamy and filling a risotto is when it has no creamy ingredients in it whatsoever! Risottos are so much easier to make than I assumed as well; this dish will definitely impress!
A great recipe to use up leftover rice and chicken. Just reheat in a delicious tomato sauce with green pepper and garlic.
This is a kosher dish and can be consumed during Passover. Chicken meatballs and chicken stock are simmered together with white rice, to create this wonderfully hearty soup.
A delicious and hearty Cambodian soup recipe. Chicken is simmered with pineapple and rice, in a red curry coconut stock. Perfect for a substantial lunch or dinner.
The perfect soup for a cold winter's day. This soup is creamy, with chunks of chicken and broccoli suspended in cheesy goodness. Serve with crusty fresh bread.
A delicious and hearty chicken soup. Onion, celery, rice and chicken are simmered together in a creamy chicken stock. Serve for lunch or dinner. This soup is especially good served on a winter's day.