Friday, June 10, 2011

Rice with Cranberries & Pistachios

Flavorful basmati rice served with grilled chicken...

  • 400gm basmatic rice
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 3 cloves
  • 50gm butter
  • 75gm dried cranberrries
  • 75gm shelled pistachio nuts
  • salt to taste
  • 1 lemon zests
  1. Was rice well, rinsing 3 to 4 times till water runs almost clear. Drain rice well.
  2. Fill a pot of 2.5 litres water and add salt, cinnamon, cardamom pods & cloves. Bring to boil then add rice.
  3. Cook for 5mins until rice is half-cooked. Drain away water.
  4. Melt butter in another pot, add cranberries, pistachio and 1/2 cooked rice. Add salt to taste. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for another 10-15mins until rice is tender. Fluff rice before serving.
Grilled Chicken
Ingredient (2 servings)
  • 2 boneless chicken thighs with skin on
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  1. Marinate chicken thighs with all seasonings and cling wrap. Best chill overnight.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick pan, place marinated chicken, with skin side down, pan-fry till brown for 5mins, turn over and cook the other side till cook through.


PapaCheong's 拿手好菜 said...

looks like turkish rice! Look so nice! Must be very Yummy!


Anonymous said...

Hi where u buy worcestershire sauce ?

Peng said...

available at most local supermarket.

Anonymous said...


Peng said...

most big NTUC should have.

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