Is this the easiest dinner yet? Why this three-ingredient (and very cheap) supermarket creation is taking Australia by storm
- Aldi customers are in a frenzy over three-ingredient dinner recipe
- The recipe calls for rice, chicken stock and a butterflied chicken
- The meal has been dubbed the ‘quickest, easiest and best’ chicken dinner out
A chicken and rice dish is quickly becoming the ‘game-changing’ one-pan meal of the moment after becoming popular with Aldi customers.
The three-ingredient dish, which calls for chicken stock, a butterflied chicken and a bag of rice has been described as ‘cheap, tasty and easy to make’ by Aldi fans.
The hero ingredient is Aldi’s signature butterflied chicken which comes in three flavours: Spiced Mango, Greek Style and Spicy BBQ.
A chicken and rice dish is quickly becoming the ‘game-changing’ one-pan meal of the moment after becoming very popular with Aldi customers
Home cooks posted their attempts at the recipe in the Aldi Fans Facebook Page where the explained exactly how to pull off the delicious meal.
The cooks said it is important to add the rice to the dish first, and explained they simply pour a cup of uncooked rice on the bottom of the pan.
They then lay the uncooked chicken on top before adding two cups of chicken stock and placing it into the oven for 45 minutes or until cooked.
People keenly followed along at home and were equally impressed with the results.
‘Jumped on the chicken and rice train and it came out perfect,’ one mum said.
Some even used an air fryer instead of an oven and said it was amazing.
ne mum explained her own tweaks to the recipe.
‘I doubled it – family of six here. So two cups of rice and a litre of stock with jasmine rice – was really yummy.’
The hero of the dish is the Aldi butterflied chicken which comes in three flavours
Others thanked people for sharing the quick meal hack adding it is ‘the best chicken they have cooked at home’.
The meal can be made with basmati, jasmine, Arborio or long grain rice according to different comments.
Some people said they added cherry tomatoes and zucchini to the dish and it ‘worked well’.
The chickens cost about $11, but prices are as marked.