Pilaf Style Chicken & Cauliflower Rice

28’s Home Nutrition Program (portions based on our Women’s ‘Healthy Weight Maintenance’ Eating Plan)
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner, Lunch
Servings 1


  • 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 spring onion finely sliced
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 150 g chicken sliced
  • ½ teaspoon ground paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ stalk celery finely sliced
  • ½ carrot cut into small cubes
  • 150 g Birds Eye Cauliflower Rice
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley roughly torn
  • ½ lemon juiced


  • Heat the extra-virgin olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat.
  • Add the whites of the spring onion and sauté for 3-4 minutes, until it begins to golden.
  • Add the garlic and sauté for another 1 minute.
  • Next, add the sliced chicken and sprinkle over the paprika and cumin. Cook for 10 minutes, turning halfway through.
  • After this time, add the celery, carrot and Birds Eye Cauliflower Rice. Cook for 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • When everything is cooked, turn off the heat and stir through the fresh parsley and the greens of the spring onion.
  • Drizzle over the lemon juice and transfer the pilaf to a bowl to serve.

Posted by Shahna Sarpi

Shahna is a qualified nutritionist passionate about helping people live a nourished life through healthy eating and lifestyle practices. Utilising a whole foods approach to nutrition, Shahna aims to educate and inspire people to become their healthiest selves. With a love of food and being in the kitchen, she enjoys cooking up a storm and creating healthy recipes that everyone will enjoy.