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Twice-As-Nice Spiced Rice

Serves 6-8

Hands-on time: 5-10 minutes

Hands-off time: 15 minutes


For the super simple rice spice:

4 tbsp dried chilli flakes

4 tbsp mixed herbs

5 tbsp chicken spice

4 tsp dried garlic

For the one pot rice:

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 tsp super simple rice spice

1 tin Lucky Star Pilchards in tomato sauce

1 tin Lucky Star Baked Beans in tomato sauce

3 cups pre-cooked or leftover rice

1 tsp salt and pepper

Serving suggestion: Fresh coriander

Lemon wedges

Green salad


1. To a small spice jar add all the super simple rice spice ingredients, close the jar and shake to combine them.*Chef’s Tip: The homemade seasoning pairs perfectly with Lucky Star Pilchards.

2. Heat the vegetable oil in a medium-sized pot and add the chopped onions, 1 teaspoon of the super simple spice for rice and sauté until the onions are translucent.*Chef’s tip: Store the jar of leftover homemade seasoning for up to 2 months.

3. Add the tin of Lucky Star Pilchards in tomato sauce, the tin of Lucky Star Baked Beans in tomato sauce and the pre-cooked or leftover rice. Add ½ teaspoon of salt and pepper, stir until the ingredients are just combined and cover the pot and allow it to simmer for 4-5 minutes. *Chef’s Tip: Lucky Star Pilchards can be deboned if preferred.

4. Serve the rice in a serving bowl with a sprinkling of freshly chopped coriander alongside a green salad.

5. Squeeze over a lemon wedge and ENJOY!

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