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Cinnamon chicken bulgar pilaf

Yields2 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 mins

If you love quick dishes you'll love this easy pilaf. With chicken thighs and spinach and made with bulgar and spiced with cinnamon it's a fast and convenient midweek meal for two.

 ¼ tsp cinnamon
 ground cumin a large pinch
 4 chicken thighs , small
 olive oil
 1 onion small, finely chopped
 1 garlic clove, crushed
 90 g bulgar wheat
 150 ml chicken stock
 100 g spinach
 2 tbsp toasted flaked almonds


Rub the spices and some seasoning into the chicken thighs and brown all over in a little olive oil. Cover and cook through.


Meanwhile, fry the onion in a little oil until softened, add the garlic and fry for a minute, then add the bulgar and stock and bring to a simmer. Cook for 12-15 minutes until the stock has been absorbed. Add the spinach and stir until wilted. Fluff the pilaf, dot with butter and sprinkle with the almonds. Serve with the chicken and any juices.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 517
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20.7g32%
Total Carbohydrate 36.3g13%

Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Protein 45.9g92%

Iron 0.6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.