Sunday recipe: Easy chicken potato and Tastic Rice Pilaf

Tasty family dinner. An easy family meal!


8 chicken pieces (drums and thighs)

Oil for frying

Salt and black pepper

2 Tbsp (15ml) butter

1 large onion, diced

3 PnP Greengrocer’s medium carrots, diced

300 g PnP Greengrocer’s

All-Purpose potatoes

3 kg, peeled and diced

3 garlic cloves, finely chopped

1/2 tsp (2.5ml) ground coriander

A pinch of ground cumin

1 tsp (5ml) salt

2 cups Tastic soft & absorbing long grain white rice 2 kg

4 cups chicken stock

2 Tbsp (30ml) chopped parsley

Double thick yoghurt, for serving


Preheat a large sauté pan over a medium heat and add the oil.

Fry the chicken, skin side down for 5 minutes, or until the skin is golden.

Season with salt and pepper.

Remove from the pan and set aside.

In the same pan add the butter, onion, carrots and potato and sauté for 5 minutes.

Add the garlic, cumin and coriander and continue cooking for a minute.

Return the chicken to the pan and add the rice and salt.

Season with black pepper.

Pour the chicken stock into the pan and do not stand.

Cover with a lid and bring to a medium heat and simmer gently for 25 minutes.

The liquid should be absorbed and rice cooked.

Remove from the heat and let the dish stand for 10 minutes.

Sprinkle over the chopped parsley just before serving and top with yoghurt.

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