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RECIPE
23 INGREDIENTS 15 STEPS 1hr

Faux Chicken Biryani

5.0
2 Ratings
While a “real biryani" is easy enough to prepare, this one is even easier. This dish is the perfect way to utilize leftover rice and at the same time get a dish that is wonderful, flavorful and beautiful.
Faux Chicken Biryani Recipe | SideChef
While a “real biryani" is easy enough to prepare, this one is even easier. This dish is the perfect way to utilize leftover rice and at the same time get a dish that is wonderful, flavorful and beautiful.
After being in the food industry for 49 years, it gives me great pleasure to share some of my food.
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After being in the food industry for 49 years, it gives me great pleasure to share some of my food.
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1hr
Total Time
$6.09
Cost Per Serving

Ingredients

Servings
2
US / METRIC
1 cup
Yogurt
1 Tbsp
Garam Masala
1/4 cup
Warm Milk
1/4
Large Red Onion , julienned
1/2
Cucumber , sliced
to taste
to taste
Cayenne Pepper
1
Large White Onion , julienned
2 Tbsp
Ghee
or Peanut Oil or Unsalted Butter
1 cup
Canned Diced Tomatoes
1/2
Cinnamon Stick
3
Chili Peppers
1 Tbsp
Ground Cumin
1 Tbsp
Ground Coriander
4 cups
1/2 Tbsp
Garam Masala
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
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Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
2195
FAT
39.0 g
PROTEIN
124.8 g
CARBS
327.3 g

Author's Notes

Requires overnight marination.

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
Marinade Tyson® Chicken Thighs (8) in Yogurt (1 cup) , Garam Masala (1 Tbsp) and 1 Ground Turmeric (1 tsp) overnight.
Step 2
Steep Saffron Threads (1/4 tsp) threads in Milk (1/4 cup) .
Step 3
Marinate Red Onion (1/4) and Cucumber (1/2) in Apple Cider Vinegar (1 Tbsp) and Kosher Salt (to taste) and Cayenne Pepper (to taste) .
Step 4
Saute White Onion (1) in Ghee (2 Tbsp) .
Step 5
Add Canned Diced Tomatoes (1 cup) , Cinnamon Stick (1/2) , Chili Peppers (3) , Bay Leaf (1) , Ground Cumin (1 Tbsp) , Ground Coriander (1 Tbsp) , saute until fragrant.
Step 6
Add the chicken, season with Kosher Salt (to taste) . Cover and cook over medium-low heat for 15 minutes.
Step 7
Flip the chicken.
Step 8
Cover, cook slowly for another 15 minutes.
Step 9
At this point, check the chicken for doneness, the temperature should be at 155 degrees F (68 degrees C) on the bone.
Step 10
Top with half the White Rice (2 cups) .
Step 11
Drizzle with half the saffron milk, sprinkle with half the Garam Masala (1 tsp) , half the Fresh Cilantro (1 Tbsp) , and half of the Fresh Mint Leaves (1/2 tsp) .
Step 12
Repeat with White Rice (2 cups) , the other half of the saffron milk, then sprinkle with the remaining Garam Masala (1 tsp) , Fresh Cilantro (1 Tbsp) , and Fresh Mint Leaves (1/2 tsp) .
Step 13
Cover and cook over medium-low heat for another 5 minutes, or until the rice is heated through. Let the dish rest, covered, for another 5 minutes before serving
Step 14
Plate the rice on a serving platter. Top the rice with the chicken, garnish with the cucumber and red onions, and serve warm.
Step 15
Serve and enjoy!
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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
2195
% Daily Value*
Fat
39.0 g
50%
Saturated Fat
15.6 g
78%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
503.1 mg
168%
Carbohydrates
327.3 g
119%
Fiber
8.3 g
30%
Sugars
18.8 g
--
Protein
124.8 g
250%
Sodium
813.4 mg
35%
Vitamin D
0.1 µg
0%
Calcium
467.6 mg
36%
Iron
21.8 mg
121%
Potassium
1153.9 mg
25%
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