Chicken Jalfrezi With Rice

Fresh peppers, chilli and tomatoes are key ingredients in jalfrezi – this chicken version from Weight Watchers is packed with flavour 

  • Preparation:10 minutes
  • Servings:2 people
  • Category:,
  • Cook Time:35 minutes
  • Course:
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  • 2 x 2 x 125g skinless chicken breast fillets
  • 2 tsps garam masala
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2cm piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and diced
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 100g brown rice
  • Handful fresh coriander, chopped
  • 1 tbsp 0% fat natural Greek yogurt
  • 1. Make slashes in the chicken breast fillets. Mix the spices, most of the chilli, the garlic and ginger with 1 teaspoon cold water to make a paste. Rub into the chicken and set aside.
  • 2. Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onion for 5 minutes. Add for a further 5 minutes, turning once. Add the tomatoes with 2 tablespoons water. Cover and simmer on a low heat for 15 minutes. Remove the lid, turn the chicken and cook for 3 minutes or until the sauce is reduced.
  • 3. Meanwhile, cook the rice to pack instructions, then stir through most of the coriander. Serve the rice and chicken, topped with the yogurt and the remaining coriander and red chilli.
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