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One Pot Chinese Chicken Byriani

Serves 4

Prep time 20mins

Cooking time 1hour 15 mins


12 skinned chicken drumsticks

12 cherry tomatoes

1.5 cups long grain rice

600ml chicken stock

1 onion sliced thinly


Marinade ingredients

2 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tbsp fish sauce

4 tbsp light soy sauce

2 tbsp honey

1 tbsp sweetener

1 tbsp tomato puree

1 tsp five spice powder

1 tsp minced garlic granules

1 tsp dried chopped coriander leaf

Coat chicken legs in marinade

(Leave in fridge for 1 hr or overnight if preferred)


Pre heat oven gas 6. Electric 200, fan 180

Fry onions in frylight until browning

Place rice in bottom of oven proof dish

Scatter cherry tomatoes over rice

Pour over chicken stock

Scatter fried onions on top

Remove chicken from marinade but do not discard marinade

Fry chicken legs for apx two mins each side to slightly brown

Lay chicken legs on top of onions and pour over any leftover marinade

Cover with tin foil and bake in the top half of oven for 1 hr

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