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Wholesome chicken stew

Wholesome chicken stew

A tasty stew that's so quick to prepare it will become a firm family teatime favourite in no time!

  • Preparation: 4 mins
  • Cooking: 10 mins
  • Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 1 x 500g jar of Uncle Ben’s Chilli con Carne (medium or hot, dependent on your preference)
  • 4 x 62.5g bags of Uncle Ben’s Long Grain boil in the bag rice
  • 350g x mini chicken fillets
  • 1 x red onion (chopped)
  • 150g x green beans cut in half
  • 1 x tbsp sunflower oil

What you do:

  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil & heat a large non-stick pan on the stove top. Put the bags of Uncle Ben’s boil in the bag Long Grain rice into the water & cook for 10 minutes as instructed on the packet.
  2. Add oil & chicken to the non-stick pan & cook for 2 minutes so the chicken is sealed. Next, add the chopped onion, green beans & continue to cook for 1 minute.
  3. Open the jar of Uncle Ben’s Chilli con Carne & pour over the chicken. Bring to a simmer & cook for 6 minutes.
  4. Carefully remove the rice bags from the water & drain. Tear open the bags at the pre-cut V & serve onto 4 plates. Spoon the chilli chicken stew next to the hot rice & serve.

Handy ook's tip:

Why not try serving with chunky fresh bread to dip in the delicious chilli stew.

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Uncle Ben's

Uncle Ben's

Uncle Ben's chefs have spent years developing a range of products that bring the flavours of the world to mealtimes. The range includes perfect rice, every time, the subtle flavours of the Orient, a Mexican Fiesta, a taste of Indian and a fantastic Thai range.

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