Mexican Fried Rice

WHAT YOU NEED

  • 7 oz. (300g) chicken breast
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • scant ½ cup (100g) rice
  • 2 tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 3/8 cup (100g) sweetcorn, drained
  • ½ cup (100g) red kidney beans, drained
  • 1 tomato, peeled, chopped
  • 1 avocado, stone removed, flesh diced
  • 1 tbsp. lime
  • ½ chilli, chopped
  • handful coriander, chopped

Spices:

  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. chilli flakes

WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

Chop the chicken into cubes, season with salt, pepper, spices and crushed garlic.

Cook the rice according to the instructions on the packaging, drain, and transfer onto a plate and to cool.

Heat the oil in the pan over medium-high heat, and fry the chicken for about 3-4 minutes. Add in the chopped onion and diced peppers and continue to cook for another 3-4 minutes.

Next add the drained corn, beans and the cooked rice, mix well and cook for another 2 minutes.

Remove from the heat, and add the peeled and diced tomato, mix.

To serve, divide the rice between plates, top with avocado, drizzle with lime juice, and sprinkle with chopped chilli and coriander.

PRO TIP:

To easily peel the tomato, pour boiling water over it for about 1 min, the skin will then easily come off.

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