How to make Chicken and Prawn Rice with Peppers -

A super delicious rice cooked with chicken, prawns and tri-coloured capsicums

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Prawns (kolambi/jhinga)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

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Chicken and Prawn Rice with Peppers

Chicken and Prawn Rice with Peppers Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken and Prawn Rice with Peppers Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into 1 inch pieces 250 grams

  • Prawns (kolambi/jhinga) shelled, deveined 8-10 medium

  • Rice soaked for 30 minutes, drained 1½ cups

  • Yellow capsicum diced 1 medium

  • Green capsicum diced 1 medium

  • Red capsicum diced 1 medium

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Oil ½ tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Tomato blanched, peeled, finely chopped 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Paprika 1 teaspoon

  • Broccoli 6-8 florets

  • Chicken stock 3-4 cups


Step 1

Heat butter and oil in a deep non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 2

Add onion and sauté till translucent. Add tomato and sauté for 1 minute. Add salt and paprika and mix well.

Step 3

Add chicken, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add rice and mix well. Add yellow capsicum, green capsicum, red capsicum, broccoli and chicken stock, mix and bring to a boil.

Step 4

Add prawns, mix and cover and cook till rice is done.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.