Chef Abukass Recipes

Italian Chicken and Cauliflower Pilaf

Preparation time:
5 Min



Trying to fit all our commitments and responsibilities into one day is more or less impossible, not to mention trying to find time to cook proper meals for the family. Luckily, this recipe of Chicken and Cauliflower Pilaf, comes to be quite handy as it is quick and easy to prepare.

Ingredients Description
  • ½ Cup of Abukass Rice
  • 30 ml olive oil
  • 4 chicken breast fillets
  • Chicken spice to season chicken
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 onion chopped fine
  • 10 ml ground cumin
  • 10 ml ground coriander
  • 4 ml ground turmeric
  • 2 head cauliflower grated
  • Handful raw cashew nuts to serve
  • Fresh coriander to serve

In a grill pan, heat the olive oil, grill the chicken breasts until they are cooked and season. Set aside.

In a saucepan, heat the butter and saute the onion until translucent.

Add the spices and cauliflower, and saute for a few minutes until all the flavorings are incorporated.

Drain the Mixture a bit and start cooking your rice.

Once the rice is almost cooked poor the liquid from the mixture on it.


Cut the chicken into pieces and add it to the pan with the cauliflower, saute for a few minutes and mix it through.


Serve the pilaf with fresh coriander, cashews and rice on the side.