Black rice, leftover roasted chicken, and a veggie boosted roasted hummus with cauliflowers – a healthy and flavour-packed meal ready in 40 minutes. If you aim to go vegan, just leave out the chicken or use any desired vegetarian protein, like seitan or tempeh.
|Black Rice with Leftover Chicken||Cauliflower Hummus|
- Cook the black rice in a medium saucepan of lightly salted boiling water for 35 minutes or until just tender. Transfer to a large bowl. Add in chicken. Toss with olive oil and white balsamic vinegar. Taste and season.
- Preheat oven to 200C/400F. Place cauliflower florets on a baking tray and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Sprinkle with cumin. Roast for 25 minutes or until tender. Set aside to cool slightly. Transfer cauliflower mixture to a food processor. Add garlic cloves, tahini, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and water. Process until smooth.
- To serve, spread cauliflower hummus in a wide bowl or platter. Drizzle olive oil over and sprinkle with sumac, dried barberries, chopped arugula and sesame seeds. Serve black rice on the side.