Weaning Recipes: Chicken and Rice

[toggle title=”Recipe Info” state=”close” ]Fry Number of Servings: 2 Preparation Time: 10 Minutes Cooking Time: 30 Minutes Utensils Needed: Saucepan, Sieve Cost: Low Cost[/toggle]

(Weaning Recipe suitable from 7 months)


75g/3oz chicken fillets
1/2 cup of rice
50g/2oz mixed Vegetables e.g., carrots, parsnips, etc.
 1/4 pint/150ml water  


  1. Cut chicken fillets into small pieces.
  2. Wash, peel and chop mixed vegetables.
  3. Simmer the chicken and vegetables in the water for 20-30 minutes until tender. Save the vegetable water.
  4. Cook rice in boiling water for 10-12 minutes.
  5. Strain the rice in the sieve and pour boiling water through to remove starch.
  6. Mix the chicken, rice and vegetables together. Add the saved vegetable water to moisten*. Mash or puree.

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