Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Lemon chicken with saffron rice recipe

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Ingredients (serves 4)

8 chicken drumsticks
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
1 cup basmati rice
1 1/2 cups chicken stock
1 lemon, rind grated, juiced
Pinch saffron threads
1/3 cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons rosemary leaves


1. Place drumsticks into a large shallow glass or ceramic dish.
2. Make marinade Drizzle chicken with lemon juice, oil, rosemary and pepper. Turn to coat. Cover. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 8 hours, turning.
3. Preheat oven to 180°C. Transfer chicken and marinade to a roasting pan. Cook for 45 minutes, turning occasionally, or until cooked through.
4. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion for 5 minutes. Add rice. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add stock, lemon rind, juice and saffron.
5. Cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook for 12 minutes. Remove from heat. Stand for 5 minutes. Stir rice with a fork. Serve with chicken.

Super Food Ideas - May 2004, Page 59
Recipe by Tracy Rutherford

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