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The Guardian - Feast - - Easy Meals for £1 -

Prep Cook Makes 5 min 30 min 1

2 chicken drum­sticks Salt and black pep­per Olive oil

½ mug bas­mati rice 1 mug water

1 tsp ground turmeric 2 tsp curry pow­der ½ chicken stock cube 1 hand­ful frozen peas 1 pinch flaked al­monds

You will need a saucepan or casse­role dish with a lid. Sea­son the chicken legs, then fry them in a splash of olive oil in the pan over a medium heat for 15 min­utes.

Add the rice, water, turmeric and curry pow­der, stir, then This can be eas­ily scaled up by us­ing three chicken legs and dou­bling the quan­ti­ties of rice, water and stock cube crum­ble in the stock cube. Cover and sim­mer gen­tly over a low heat for about 10 min­utes.

Add the peas and cook for a fur­ther five min­utes or so, un­til the rice and chicken are cooked and all the water has been ab­sorbed.

Sprin­kle over the flaked al­monds and serve.

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