Rhubarb chicken. Yes, rhubarb chicken..

Serves: 4-6 | Preparation Time: 30 min


  • 1.2 kg. chicken breasts and thighs or 1 whole chicken cut up
  • 2 cups diced rhubarb (1/2-inch pieces)
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. cornflour
  • 1 1/2 c. water
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • rice for serving


Combine cornflour, sugar, rhubarb and water in a saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils. Cook until clear and thickened, about 2 minutes. Add lemon juice. Cool.   Place chicken in a shallow baking dish. Brush with butter and sprinkle with salt. Bake uncovered in 180 degrees oven for 30 minutes. Spoon rhubarb sauce over chicken. Sprinkle with spices. Return to oven and bake 20 minutes longer. Serve immediately with sauce spooned over chicken. Serve with hot cooked rice.