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Serves :

Preparation Time :
30 minutes

Cooking Time :
40 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • Melt the margarine in a large pan. Fry the onion, pepper and garlic until cooked but not brown.
  • Stir in the chicken or beef and rice and fry until the rice turns white. Season very well with salt, pepper and saffron.
  • Pour on enough stock to bring the liquid level about 1 inch above the top of the rice. Bring to the boil.
  • Cover with a tight- fitting lid and cook over the lowest heat for 15 minutes, without lifting the lid.
  • Stir in the peas, cover and continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the Parmesan. Check the seasoning, adjust if necessary.


  • 100 grams margarine
  • 2 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 red pepper, cored, deseeded and finely diced 
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 750 grams cooked chicken or beef, diced 
  • 500 grams long-grain rice, well washed
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper 
  • Pinch of saffron chicken or beef stock 
  • 200 grams peas, fresh or frozen 
  • 100 grams Parmesan cheese

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