Chicken Biryani with Almonds and Cilantro

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Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Tree Nuts

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 12 oz. Diced Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 oz. Sliced Yellow Onions
  • 1 tsp. Curry Seasoning
  • Info
    1 oz. Sour Cream
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
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    ½ oz. Sliced Almonds
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    10 oz. Precooked Rice Pilaf
  • 0.14 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 3 oz. Peas

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    587
  • Carbohydrates
    49g
  • Fat
    22g
  • Protein
    44g
  • Sodium
    1693mg

Recipe Steps

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. When ingredient appears in recipe, remove from packaging. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Mix rice, onion, peas, seasoning blend, 2 tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in provided tray until combined. Spread into an even layer.

  2. 2

    Add the Chicken

    Top rice mixture with chicken. Season chicken with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  3. 3

    Bake the Dish

    Bake uncovered in hot oven until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 25-30 minutes. While meal cooks, stem cilantro, reserving leaves. Carefully remove from oven. Garnish meal with almonds, sour cream, lemon juice, and cilantro leaves. Bon appétit!

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