Healthy Recipes

Roast Chicken with Rice Salad

July 3, 2020

Yield
4 Servings
Prep Time
15mins
Cook Time
90mins
Difficulty Level
1 / 5

Chicken massaged with a spice, lemon and olive oil rub is roasted and served alongside a zesty brown rice, vegetable and nut salad.

Ingredients

RICE SALAD

Steps

01.

Preheat oven to hot 200 C.

02.

Place chicken in a baking dish. Insert lemon in cavity and rub with combined oil, coriander, cumin and paprika. Season.

03.

Roast chicken 1 1/2 hours, turning tray halfway through cooking. Transfer chicken to a plate, cover loosely with foil and rest 10 mins.

04.

RICE SALAD meanwhile, cook rice following packet instructions. Drain, rinse under cold water. Drain. Cool 10 mins. Transfer rice to a large bowl. Add kale, capsicum, tomatoes, parsley, cashews, currants, seeds and onion. Drizzle with combined remaining ingredients. Serve with carved chicken.

Top Tip: Try adding some drained canned chickpeas to the salad and Moroccan seasoning instead of ground cumin and paprika.

Photo: Rob Shaw/Bauer