Pan Fried Greek Lemon Chicken Rice

Pan Fried Greek Lemon Chicken Rice

Pan fried chicken, packed with traditional Greek flavors of selected herbs, garlic, lemon and onion together with perfectly cooked fluffy basmati rice. An easy and delicious one pot dish.

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time15 Minutes
  • Cooking Time30 Minutes


  • 4-5 chicken thighs
  • 300g basmati rice, raw
  • 2 Knorr Chicken Cubes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons, dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons, dried marjoram
  • 1 teaspoon, crushed pepper
  • 3-4 tablespoons, olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon, turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon, chili powder
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • Water to boil rice


  • In a pan, add olive oil. Put the thighs skin side down to ensure crispiness. Now add the onion, garlic, turmeric, chili powder, pepper powder, lemon juice and dried herbs. Fry for a few minutes till fragrant.
  • Now add the washed rice, Knorr Chicken Cubes and sufficient water. Stir well. Bring to boil.
  • Season with salt to taste and serve hot.
  • Chef’s Tip:

    When cooking basmati rice, the water quantity required is preferably 1 x1 from the measuring cup.