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  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Essentials recipe Triple tested: Always tried to get your rice just right? This recipe is for perfect fluffy rice, to go with all your chicken and meat dishes. Brought to you by Essentials magazine


  • 50g butter 
  • 300g long grain rice
  • 2tbsp pilau seasoning
  • 600ml hot veg stock
  • 25g toasted flaked almonds to serve


  1. Heat 50g butter in a large pan, add 300g long grain rice and stir well.
  2. Add 2tbsp pilau seasoning and 600ml hot veg stock. Simmer for 10 mins, turn off the heat, cover and set aside for 5 mins.
  3. Stir through 25g toasted flaked almonds to serve.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 419(kcal)
  • Fat 14.0g
  • Saturates 7.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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