Roasted Chicken With Green Beans Saffron Rice Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Roasted Chicken with Green Beans Saffron Rice

Roasted Chicken with Green Beans Saffron Rice is a good addition to the list of chicken dishes you can fall back on. Visit MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations


  • 1 whole chicken or 1200 g
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • For the rice:
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium chopped onion or 125 g
  • Pinch of saffron filament
  • 15 whole cardamom pods
  • g 2 cups frozen green beans or 300 g, thawed
  • 3 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 4½ cups water or 1125 ml
  • 2½ cups rice or 500 g washed and drained
  • ¼ cup fried pine seeds or 50 g
  • ¼ cup almonds or 50 g peeled and fried

How to Prepare

  1. Place a whole chicken in an oven tray and mix with salt, ground black pepper and oil. Put this in the preheated oven of a 200°C for 45-50 mins or until chicken becomes tender.
  2. In the meantime, heat the oil in a large sauce pan and fry the onions for 3-4 mins or until they become golden in color. Add the saffron leaves, whole cardamom, green bean, MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes and water. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add the rice and stir occasionally until the mixture boils, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer over low heat for 25 mins or until rice is cooked.
  4. Spoon the cooked rice on a large serving dish, cut and arrange the roasted chicken on top of the rice and garnish with fried nuts.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 983.00 Kcal
Protein: 47.00 g
Carbohydrate: 77.00 g
Fats: 54.00 g

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