Why Cook When you Have Food on the go?

Fast moving lifestyles, overloaded schedules, people glued to their laptops and android phones – who has time to sit down and enjoy a healthy meal, right? Fast food and junk food is all the craze, particularly with the younger crowd, and to the average health nut, good wholesome food isn’t always readily accessible.

Eating healthy is actually quite easy once you have the right tools, and as a food lover you deserve nothing but the most delicious, convenient and flavor-packed dishes. Chicken is a great and healthy way to get dinner on the table, fast. However, there are only so many grilled chicken breasts you can handle before your taste buds decide to go on a union strike. Lucky for you (and them), there a number of crafty and exciting ways chicken can be prepared, in order to keep your senses nicely attuned and entertained.

For anybody looking to stay healthy and lean all year round, chicken is no doubt the most convenient and go-to source for all your protein needs. Not only that, chicken can be prepared in a number of ways from soup to stews to creamy, gravy rice-filled adventures that’s sure to keep you full and yearning for more.

We’re often left with the ordeal of preparing meals ourselves, and most recipes you come across usually serve 4 to 6 individuals. In an attempt to change up the ingredients a bit to make less, you end up tinkering with the recipe. What happens next? You end up eating way more than you’d like or eating the same dish for a few days at least. Save yourself from overeating or having to make do with stale food/leftovers. Check out this recipe that generously serves two, is quite easy to make and takes just under 30 minutes to prepare and none of the worries about rearranging the ingredients to suit your eating preferences. Satisfy your quest for healthy and convenient eating by giving this recipe a try.

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  • 2 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 thinly sliced onion
  • Grated thumb-sized piece of ginger
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 3 skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 250g basmati rice
  • 600ml vegetable stock
  • 100g frozen edamame / soya beans
  • Coriander leaves and fat-free Greek yogurt (if you like)[/list]

How to Make it

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  • Heat oil in medium saucepan
  • Add onion, ginger and chilli + seasoning
  • Cook 5 mins
  • Add chicken and rice
  • Cook for another 2 mins
  •  Add vegetable stock and bring to boil[/list]

Turn heat to low, cover and cook for 8 to 10 mins until rice is just cooked

During the last 3 mins of cooking, add edamame beans

–       Sprinkile coriander leaves on top

–       Add a dollop of Greek yogurt (optional)

That’s it! You’re all done, go ahead and indulge. Bon Appétit!