How to make Herbed Chicken and Rice Casserole -

This dish makes an excellent meal – bursting with flavour of fresh oregano

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

Herbed Chicken and Rice Casserole

Herbed Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Herbed Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts , cut into 1/2 cubes 250 grams

  • Rice , cooked 1 cup

  • Fresh oregano , leaves separared a few sprigs

  • Mustard paste 1/4 teaspoon

  • Vinegar 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns , crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Button mushrooms , sliced 10-15

  • White sauce 1 cup

  • Milk 1/2 cup

  • Spinach , blanched and chopped 1/2 cup

  • Fresh brown breadcrumbs 1/4 cup

  • Parmesan cheese powder 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 200º C.

Step 2

Mix together mustard paste, vinegar, salt, crushed black pepper and fresh oregano in a bowl and mix well. Add chicken cubes and mix and set aside to marinate.

Step 3

Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add the marinated chicken and sear well. Add mushrooms and salt, mix well and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add white sauce and milk and mix well. Add rice and toss well.

Step 5

Put chicken rice in an ovenproof glass tiffin, add blanched spinach and mix well.

Step 6

Spread the breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese powder on top. Keep the tiffin in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

Remove it from the oven and let it cool. Cover the tiffin.

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