Food and Recipes
Chicken with Ginger Rice
Chicken topped with Goats Cheese and Fresh Tomatoes in a mushroom sauce. Served with Ginger and Lemon flavoured Rice.
This recipe takes a plain piece of chicken breast and fuses flavours together - from gentle pan frying to baking in the oven, this dish is so tasty.
For the Chicken
In a frying pan, add a little olive oil and fresh lemon juice, chopped garlic and some sliced mushrooms. Gently fry 4 chicken breast filets until they are very lightly browned. This is just to seal in all the flavours and juices.
Transfer the chicken breast to a baking dish. Add slices of goats cheese on top of the chicken and slices of fresh tomatoes.
Using the juices in the pan which contain the mushrooms, add some mushroom soup and stir in some hot water to form a medium thickness.
Pour into the baking dish with the chicken filets.
Bake in the oven, temperature 180º - 200°C, Gas mark 6 for about 20 - 25 minutes.
For the Rice
Boil up a quantity of plain rice.
In a frying pan, add a little olive oil, fresh lemon juice and pieces of chopped crystallised ginger and a few tablespoons of peas. Heat gently until all has fused well. Add the cooked rice and mix well. A good time to do this would be just as the chicken is cooked.
Be creative. Rice can be served in a separate bowl or on the main plate using a round or square mould. Arrange chicken and if more mushroom sauce is needed, add some extra mushroom soup (powdered soup works well) and water or cream for extra thickness and spoon on the dish.