Goji Berry and Turmeric Rice Penne With Roasted Red Onion and Shredded Chicken

Use an alternative pasta from Spinneys such as Jasberry SuperfoodRice Penne With Goji Berry and Turmeric to make an excellent main dish with roasted red onion and shredded chicken
Goji Berry and Turmeric Rice Penne With Roasted Red Onion and Shredded Chicken
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Goji Berry and Turmeric Rice Penne With Roasted Red Onion and Shredded Chicken
February 03, 2020
Level Easy
Preparation Time 5 minutes
Cooking Time 30 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton


1 packet (225g) Jasberry Superfood Rice Penne with Goji Berry and Turmeric
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Salt

For the roasted red onions

spinneysFOOD Salt, to taste
spinneysFOOD Fine Black Pepper, to taste
1 tbsp spinneysFOOD Organic Mediterranean Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 tsp spinneysFOOD Cumin Seeds, ground
1 tsp spinneysFOOD Coriander Seeds, ground
5 red onions, quartered

For the shredded chicken

800ml coconut milk
4 chicken breasts, skinless
2 tsp spinneysFOOD Natural Sea Salt Flakes
1 tsp spinneysFOOD Whole Black Peppercorns, freshly ground

For the sauce

50g spinneysFOOD Fresh Coriander
2 spinneysFOOD Red Chillies, seeded and chopped
1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, grated
1 tsp spinneysFOOD Honey
400ml coconut milk
Zest and juice of 1 lime

To serve

100g spinneysFOOD Rocket leaves
spinneysFOOD Fresh Coriander
Pumpkin seeds, toasted
spinneysFOOD White Sesame Seeds, toasted


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6

  • 2

    Prepare the pasta by bringing a large pot of water to a boil. Once boiling, season with salt, add the pasta and cook for 10-15 minutes. Strain and set aside

  • 3

    To prepare the roasted red onions, combine the salt and pepper, olive oil, cumin and coriander in a medium bowl

  • 4

    Toss the red onions through the seasoning and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the onions are browned and crispy

  • 5

    For the shredded chicken, combine all the ingredients in a medium to large pot, cover with a lid and simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is tender and cooked through

  • 6

    Shred the chicken while it’s still hot

  • 7

    To make the sauce, place all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth. Season to taste

  • 8

    Combine the pasta, red onions and shredded chicken and spoon over enough of the sauce to coat it well

  • 9

    Serve the pasta with the fresh rocket and coriander leaves, sprinkled with toasted pumpkin and sesame seeds, and with extra sauce on the side


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