Lazy pilaf with chicken: food blogger shares a delicious idea

Kateryna YagovychLS Food
Elementary pilaf with chicken

Traditional pilaf includes several types of meat, a large number of spices, and herbs. In the world's best restaurants, this dish is cooked in a special deep-bottomed cast iron pot. All this takes a lot of time. But you can quickly cook a delicious pilaf in an ordinary frying pan.

Today, the FoodOboz editorial team shares the idea of cooking lazy pilaf with chicken, which was posted by food blogger o.veronika_blog on her Instagram page.

Recipe for lazy pilaf with chicken

Meat pilaf with rice


  • chicken fillet – 2 pieces
  • rice – 1.5 cups
  • garlic – 5 cloves
  • onion – 1 pc
  • carrots – 1 pc
  • hot water – 3 cups
  • salt – 2.5 tsp
  • cardamom – 4-5 pieces
  • oil – 1 tbsp
  • dried barberry – 1 tsp
  • black pepper – a pinch
  • paprika – 1 pc
Ingredients to choose from for pilaf – meat and mushrooms

Method of preparation:

  1. Cut the chicken into medium-sized pieces so it won't be dry.
  2. Heat all the spices, except salt, lightly in a frying pan to make the dish spicy and flavorful.
  3. Heat the rice along with the spices.
  4. Then add the meat.
  5. Stir the pilaf after all the moisture has evaporated and when the meat is fully cooked.

What can replace chicken in pilaf?

This way you can even cook vegetarian pilaf by replacing chicken with mushrooms.

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