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One Pot Peri Peri Chicken and Rice

One Pot Peri Peri Chicken and Rice - Delicious One Pot Meal with Peri Peri Chicken and Rice

Course Dinner
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes



  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1.5 lb Chicken Breast Skin less cleaned and cut into 1 inch strips
  • 1 Lemon Juice of
  • 3 tbps Garlic Nandos Sauce
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper


  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 cup Long Grain Rice Washed thoroughly
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock (500 ml)
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 3 tbsp Mild or Medium Peri Sauce
  • 1 Lemon Juice of
  • 1 tbsp Thyme dried
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • Pinch Black Pepper


  1. Preheat oven to Gas Mark 4, 180 degrees C

  2. Marinade the chicken in lemon juice, peri peri sauce, garlic salt and pepper for 30 minutes. Heat oil in a large non stick pot over high heat. Add the chicken (reserving the marinade) and brown for 1 minute each side to brown, then set aside.

  3. Wipe the pot clean and add oil, then onion. Cook for 5 - 7 minutes until golden brown. Stir in the garlic and cook for an additional minute.

  4. Stir in rice, marinade, stock, water, peri peri sauce, lemon, thyme, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and then simmer briefly. Cover the pot with a lid. Pop in the oven for 25 minutes. 

  5. Add the breast to the pot and cook for a further 15 minutes.