Brown Rice Chicken Risotto

Need a quick and easy dinner idea? This Brown Rice Chicken Risotto is gluten free and dairy free plus healthy, and has some added greens.

Make it for a family or place it in containers for a week worth of lunch meals.


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Serves 4 / Prep Time - 15 min / Cook Time - 30 min 


  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 400g chicken thigh fillets, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 cups brown rice rice
  • 1/4 cups white wine vinegar
  • 2 cups chicken broth or stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1 cup sweet corn kernels
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • salt and pepper to garnish


  1. Heat oil in a large heavy based saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook onion and chicken stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes, or until golden. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  2. Add rice, wine and simmer for 1 minute until absorbed. Add broth and bring to the boil. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes or until rice is absorbed.
  3. Turn off the stove and stir corn, tomatoes and spinach. Season.
  4. Enjoy