Chicken colombo, with cilantro basmati rice
A braised chicken with French island flavors.
IngredientsRecipe for 4 persons
For the colombo
For the basmati rice
- Salt and pepper
- Olive oil
- Vegetable oil
Preparation time: 15 min
- For the preparations
Cut the chicken legs in 6 pieces, dice the onions, the peppers, chop the garlic and the cilantro.
- For the colombo
In a hot pan with vegetable oil, roast the chicken pieces and add the onions, the pepper and the garlic, and cook it 5 minutes more. Put the coconut milk and the spices, then cook it 10 minutes more.
- For the rice
In a big pan with salted boiling water, cook the rice for 20 minutes, strain it and add the cilantro, olive oil, salt and pepper.
- For the platting
Build the rice in a ring bowl on the side off the plate and the chicken in in a small cassolette on the other side. Make your own decoration.
You better use chicken legs instead of breast, it will stay more tender after the cooking.