The Bean Pot

A meal to feed a small army


  • 1 1/2 cups of water
  • 1 1/2 cups of brown rice
  • 2 x chicken thigh fillets
  • 4 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons of fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of smashed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • 6 stalks of kale
  • 1/2 medium packet of spinach
  • 1 x bunch of brocolini, chopped longways into pieces approx 4cm long
  • 2 x large carrots, diced
  • 1 x red onion
  • 1 x cup of chick peas
  • 1 x cup of kidney beans
  • 1 x cup of diced tomato
  • 2 x cups of diced mushroom


  1. Before cooking, dice the chicken in to pieces approx 2cm in width and length. Add coconut oil to pan and wait until hot. Add chicken and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, leave to cook for 10 minutes, stirring regularly.
  2. Bring 1 1/2 cups of water to the boil and add 1 1/2 cups of rice, allowing to cook fir also 10 minutes.
  3. Add brocolini and carrot, and let it cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add chicken to the rice, followed by fish sauce, soy sauce and garlic. leave to cook for 3 minutes
  5. Add kale, spinach, tomato, red onion, mushroom and bring the pan back to a simmering temperature. Leave simmering for about 20 minutes or until kale and spinach has softened. add a large pinch of salt and pepper to serve.

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