Count yourself lucky if you happen to have any leftovers of home cook and caterer Nteboheleng Motsoanakaba’s one pot chicken and rice.
Nothing beats the one-pot wonder of chicken and rice loaded with veggies when it comes to convenience and comfort. It is filling, and full of flavour and all the goodness you need in a meal.
If you could have a hassle-free, nutritious meal on the table in less than 30 minutes, why wouldn’t you try this recipe?
Motsoanakaba is the founder of City Mom Cooks, a catering business, and also Hope and Light, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to feeding the jobless and homeless in Radiokop on the Gauteng West Rand.
She guarantees that you won’t have a single speck of rice or veg left over with this winner on your table.
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- 8 pieces of chicken
- Salt and pepper
- Chicken seasoning of your choice
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 red pepper, diced
- 1 tsp of crushed garlic and ginger
- 1 chopped chilli
- 2 tsp of dry thyme
- 1 tsp mixed herbs
- 2 tomatoes, peeled and chopped
- 1 tbsp turmeric powder
- Tomato paste (optional)
- 2 cups of uncooked white rice
- 4 cups of water
- 2 chicken stock cubes
- 1 cup mixed veggies
- 2 – 3 tbsp oil, to brown chicken