This super tasty Indian recipe is perfect for a mid week, hassle free dinner.


  • 1 McCormick Zesty Chicken Curry Flavour Shot

  • 750g chicken thigh fillets (skinless and boneless), trimmed and cut into 3 cm pieces

  • 2 brown onions, finely chopped

  • 1 cup basmati rice

  • 2 cups (500ml) chicken stock

  • 1 cup thick Greek Style yoghurt

  • ½ cup mint leaves, finely chopped


  • 1.

    Preheat oven 180ºC.

  • 2.

    Mix flavour shot contents and chicken together in a bowl and marinate for 20 minutes.

  • 3.

    Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan and sauté chicken and onions until browned. Transfer chicken and onions to an 8 cup (2L) capacity ovenproof dish. Add rice and stock. Stir and cover with a lid. Bake in preheated oven for  1 hour or until rice is cooked.

  • 4.

    Mix yoghurt and mint together and spoon mixture in centre of Biryani and serve with extra mint leaves and pappadums.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 1195kj
  • Fat Total 69g
  • Saturated Fat 20g
  • Protein 83g
  • Carbohydrate 52g
  • Sugar 7g
  • Sodium 534mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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