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Cook our delicious Chicken Saag in just Minutes

We’ve sourced and blended all of the unique flavour ingredients to make our authentic Chicken Saag. We bring these all together in a recipe kit, which consists of 3 flavour pots; a Saag Paste pot, a Punjabi Spice Mix pot and a Saag Curry Stock pot. Simply follow our recipe, adding a few items from your fridge, to cook this delicious Chicken Saag in just 25 minutes.

How Our Recipes Kits Work

We provide flavour ingredients:

  • Saag Paste
  • Punjabi Spice Mix
  • Saag Curry Stock

Your shopping list:

1
onion
 
400g
spinach leaves
 
1
thumb ginger
 
4
chicken thigh fillets
 
250g
pack microwave basmati rice
 
15g
butter (unsalted)
 
plain Greek yoghurt(optional)
 
1
shallot(optional)
 
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Our 25 minute recipe

  • 1.

    Heat 1 tbsp oil in a lidded pan over a medium heat and add the onion. Fry for 8 mins, or until golden brown. Meanwhile, boil a kettle full of water and put the spinach in a colander. Pour boiled water all over the spinach until the leaves have wilted, then run cold water over the spinach to cool it down.

  • 2.

    Next, add the ginger to the pan and fry for 1 min. Add the Saag Paste along with 1 tbsp water to the pan and fry for 1 min, so that the water evaporates. Add the chicken and mix well, then turn the heat down to medium-low. Sprinkle in the Punjabi Spice Mix along with 1 tbsp water and fry for 1 min. Stir in the Saag Curry Stock. Squeeze the water out of the spinach and then add the spinach to the pan. Stir well, then cover the pan with a lid and let it cook for 5 mins.

  • 3.

    Take off the lid and turn the heat up to medium for a few mins to cook the chicken through and to let the excess liquid evaporate. You should be left with a slightly thick spinach-y curry with a little bit of sauce. Turn off the heat and stir the butter through until it has melted in. Heat the rice according to pack instructions.

  • 4.

    Serve the chicken saag over rice with a spoonful of yoghurt on top to balance the flavours. Sprinkle some sliced shallot on top too (if having).

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Chicken Saag Reviews

BASED ON 921 reviews

Jill - Nov 13, 2018

I love spinach, so this was right up my street! Yum!

Lauren - Nov 13, 2018

I used prawns but still so good!

Jonathan - Nov 12, 2018

Got to be one of my favourites

Martin - Nov 11, 2018

Absolutely devine

Fiona - Nov 10, 2018

Slightly less salt please.

Samantha - Nov 08, 2018

I thought it was really tasty, full of flavour. My husband and my 10 year old however were not a fan. Great if you like a lot of spinach, I would personally use less ginger next time as i found it overpowering but still I liked this meal.

Jill - Nov 06, 2018

A little too salty

Carole - Nov 06, 2018

Didn’t enjoy. Too slimey

Janie - Nov 05, 2018

Lovely

Anne - Nov 03, 2018

This is one dish I keep ordering, it's just so good. One of my simplycook favourites!

Joanne - Nov 03, 2018

2nd time I've cooked this. It's a hit everytime. Gorgeous.

Melissa - Nov 01, 2018

Tasty

Maggie - Nov 01, 2018

Very quick and easy to make.

Nicola - Oct 31, 2018

Was delicious with cauliflower rice

Mel - Oct 30, 2018

Not my favourite

Gordon - Oct 29, 2018

Didn't have the yogurt with it. Wish I had.

Rebekah - Oct 28, 2018

Amazing

Rebekah - Oct 28, 2018

Absolutely gorgeous

Meg - Oct 26, 2018

Quite watery. Not alot of flavour

Roa - Oct 26, 2018

Pleasantly surprised. I would cut up the spinach a bit so that it mixes well.

Emma - Oct 25, 2018

I thought this dish was delicious. Bit of a tip, bake the chicken in the oven for about half hr to make it all narley and then stir through the spinach

Debbie - Oct 24, 2018

Immense, best one so far! I did add 2 small chillis though as like it hot! I

Isabelle - Oct 24, 2018

Simple dish but tasted a bit plain

Linda - Oct 23, 2018

Extremely tasty. Would probably use chicken breast next time.

Emma - Oct 22, 2018

On the salty side so don’t season! Enjoyed it

Sheree - Oct 22, 2018

Too buttery for my liking

Esin - Oct 22, 2018

Loved this dish. Different and tasty.

Marie - Oct 20, 2018

Found it a bit salty.

Abigail - Oct 19, 2018

Delicious

Laura - Oct 18, 2018

Delicious, deffo recommend the geek yoghurt to accompany dish

Sarah - Oct 18, 2018

Tasteless and watery

Samantha - Oct 17, 2018

Lovely. One bag of spinach was prob enough.

Catharine - Oct 17, 2018

Beautiful served it up for friends and was very well received

Andrew - Oct 16, 2018

RhiRhi no likey!

Sarah - Oct 16, 2018

Tasty but very very salty - needs to be scaled back

Charlotte - Oct 15, 2018

A little bland, but very easy to make and prepare

Joanne - Oct 14, 2018

Too hot, took the flavour away

Stacey - Oct 14, 2018

Another great curry - recommend a big bag of spinach

Eleanor - Oct 13, 2018

so yummy quite hot so recommend using the yoghurt

David - Oct 12, 2018

Lovely, different but delicious

Carla - Oct 11, 2018

Lovely

Rachel - Oct 11, 2018

Tasty

Abi - Oct 10, 2018

Loved it!

Claire - Oct 10, 2018

Loved it, and so simple to cook

Vikki - Oct 10, 2018

Amazing!!

Nick - Oct 09, 2018

Ok but no better than a decent take away

Penny - Oct 08, 2018

Added a pot of yoghurt to the sauce.

Jayne - Oct 08, 2018

So tasty - will definitely reorder

Stephen - Oct 06, 2018

Truly delicious. Another masterpiece from Simply Cook. Will definitely be ordering this again. The spinach goes so well with this lightly spiced curry. To0 marks !

Fiona - Oct 05, 2018

Very good. Not too spicy

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