This is about the most hassle-free meal I’ve ever made – and the kids loved it. I’m not usually a fan of ready-sauces but we’d had a busy day and I needed a shortcut so I used Patak’s Bengali Creamy Coconut Stir-Fry sauce. From start to finish, the whole thing took about 15 minutes – and a lot less time than that to eat. I’ve used courgettes, but you can use any veg you or your kids fancy.
1 tsp sunflower oil
2 large chicken breasts, sliced into strips across the grain
2 large courgettes, chopped on the diagonal into thick chunks
1 pack Patak’s Bengali Coconut Stir-Fry Sauce
Basmati rice, cooked according to packet instructions, approx, 10 mins
1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and cook the chicken until browned all over, approx. 5 mins.
2. Add the courgettes and stir-fry for a further 5 mins.
3. Add the sauce. Stir and continue to cook for a further 5 mins.
4. Serve with basmati rice and plain Naan bread.