Rice tray bake with chicken

December 13, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Rice tray bake with chicken

This budget-friendly tray bake uses Thai flavors to transform chicken thigh fillets, veggies and rice into an easy dinner the whole family will love. Rice tray bake with chicken is easy to make at home and you will love


6 large chicken thigh cutlets, skin on, trimmed
1/4 cup of Thai red curry paste
1 tablespoon of peanut oil
1 lime, cut into 1cm slices
1 small brown of onion, finely chopped
1 garlic clove, crushed
3cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated
1 lemongrass stalk, white part only, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely diced
1 1/2 cups of white long-grain rice, rinsed
2 cups of salt-reduced chicken stock
200 gram green beans, trimmed, cut into 4cm pieces
125 gram baby corn, thickly sliced
1 tablespoon of fish sauce
1 tablespoon of lime juice
1 green onion, thinly sliced diagonally
Sliced long red chilli, to serve
Chopped roasted peanuts, to serve
Fresh mint leaves, to serve

Directions to make Rice tray bake with chicken

  1. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced. Place chicken and curry paste in a bowl. Rub paste all over chicken.
  2. Heat half the oil in a heavy-based flameproof roasting pan over medium-high heat. Cook lime for 1 minute each side or until charred. Transfer to a plate. Add chicken to pan, skin-side down. Cook for 3 minutes each side or until well browned. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Wipe pan clean. Heat remaining oil in pan over medium heat. Add brown onion, garlic, ginger, lemongrass and carrot. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion softens. Add rice. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until rice is coated in mixture. Add stock. Bring to the boil.
  4. Place chicken on top of rice mixture. Cover tightly with foil. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove foil. Move chicken to one side. Fluff rice with a fork. Add beans, corn, lime slices, fish sauce and lime juice to rice. Stir to combine. Arrange chicken over rice. Bake, uncovered, for 5 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender and chicken is browned and cooked through. Top with green onion, chilli, peanuts and mint. Serve.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Delicious Spicy Basil Chicken

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4

Calories Per Serving: 783

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏85g 31%
Cholesterol ‏128mg 43%
Total Fat ‏23g 29%
Saturated Fat ‏8g 40%
Dietary Fiber ‏10g 36%
Protein ‏48g 96%
Sodium ‏3157mg 137%
Sugars ‏16g 32%


30 min


30 min




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