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  • Gluten free
  • No added soya
  • No added egg
  • No added milk

Chicken, celery and tomato rice

Suitable for 10 months+

A simple and inexpensive chicken and rice dish. Using herbs provides flavour without adding salt.

Makes 3 toddler portions


  • 1 chicken thigh, skin and bone removed (weighing approx 100g (3.5oz))
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 small onion or banana shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 small sticks celery, finely diced
  • 100g (3.5oz) rice, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large tomato, skinned and chopped, or half 230g (8oz) can chopped tomatoes
  • Half teaspoon dried mixed herbs, or herbs of your choice
  • 200ml (7 fl oz or 1/3 pt) water

Please note:

Remember not to add salt to any of your baby's recipes. Please check ingredients carefully as some product may contain allergens that you are unaware of:


  • Cut the chicken into small pieces.
  • Heat the oil in a non stick pan and gently fry the onion and celery until softened.
  • Add the chicken and fry, stirring for 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the rice, tomato, herbs and water and bring to simmering point.
  • Cover and allow to simmer for 20-25 minutes until tender, stirring occasionally, adding more water if necessary to prevent sticking.
  • Adjust the texture to suit your baby or toddler.
  • Let your toddler's portion cool a little before serving.
  • May be stored in the fridge for 24 hours. Can be frozen for up to 3 months. Reheat until piping hot before cooling to a suitable temperature for your baby.

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