Tahini chicken with Persian rice
Waitrose and Partners

Tahini chicken with Persian rice

A delightfully fresh and fragrant dinner. It's simple to prepare and brings together the jewelled rice with pistachios, pomegranate and mint. A great dinner that's simply delicious all year round, a winner for all the family!

    • Serves4
    • CourseMain meal
    • Prepare20 mins
    • Cook30 mins
    • Total time50 mins


    • 300g Essential Basmati Rice
    • 300g Greek-style yogurt
    • 50g tahini
    • 6 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, halved lengthways
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 2 tbsp Essential Sunflower Oil
    • 2 essential onions, thinly sliced
    • 40g pistachios, roughly chopped
    • 125g pomegranate seeds
    • 1/2 x 25g mint, roughly chopped