This recipe works in combination with: Pasta all'Arrabbiata, Spanish Chicken, Special Fried Rice. This recipe features in these meal plans: Cheat's Eats.

This is a simple variation of the popular Spanish dish with chicken, ham and red pepper.


  • 1/3 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 slices of ham, chopped
  • 1/2 pack of Batchelors Golden Savoury Rice
  • 1/3 small red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 value skinless chicken breast fillet, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 small garlic clove, finely chopped
  • Serves: 1
  • Course: Main Course
  • Preparation time: 5 mins
  • Cooking time: 20 mins
  • Price per person: £2.01
  • Store cupboard: Basic
  • Calories per serving: 502
  • 5-a-day per serving: 0.9
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  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the chicken for 3-4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Add the onion, pepper and garlic and and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the rice and water (according to the packet instructions) and cook for 15 minutes, or until the rice is cooked. Top up with a little extra stock if necessary.
  2. Stir in the ham, season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.

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