49.Chicken & Rice Pot Roast : Glutenfree

The full text of the book published by Hodder and Stoughton, updated.

Ingredients: to serve four to six

3lb / 1.2 kg roasting chicken

1 oz or 25g butter

1 chopped onion

8 oz or 225g brown rice

1 red pepper

4 oz or 100g mushrooms

1 tablespoon tomato pureé

1 pint / 550 ml chicken stock (gluten-free)

1 bay leaf

2 oz or 50g frozen peas

1 small can sweetcorn

salt and pepper to taste

parsley to garnish


Rub the butter over the chicken and place in a roasting tin on the middle shelf of a hot oven at

gas mark 7 425°F 220°C for 20 minutes or until brown.

Remove the chicken and fry the onions in the butter until soft.

Place the rice in a large roasting pot with a lid. Pour the butter, juices and the onion onto the rice and stir to mix well.

Then add the chopped red pepper, mushrooms, tomato pureé, gluten-free chicken stock, seasoning and the bay leaf.

Place the browned chicken in the roasting pot with these ingredients and cover.


gas mark 5 375°F 190°C

Cook for one hour and fifteen minutes.

Then add the peas and sweetcorn. Stir these into the rice.

Return to the oven and cook for 15 minutes until the chicken is fully cooked.