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Arab Chicken and Rice Recipe


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Preparation time : 30 Min

Cooking time : 40 Min

Level of difficulty : Low

Arab Chicken and Rice Recipe


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  • 1 fresh chicken
  • 2 tablespoons bezar (pepper)
  • salt to taste
  • 4 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 fresh tomatoes chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 3 whole dried loomi (ripe limes boiled in salt water ) or 2 lemon juice
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 8 cardamom
  • 4 cups rice
  • 3 onions sliced and browned in olive oil


-Wash and soak rice in water for two hours Drain it

- Clean chicken and cut into 8 pieces. Rub with salt and bezar or pepper. Gently fry in a little samen or olive oil until golden brown on both sides.

- Transfer to a pot, add a little oil and add the stock, garlic, loomi or lemon juice, cinnamon, cardamom, curry leaves and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes on a low heat.

- Taste for salt and add the drained rice. Boil gently on a low heat (don't stir). Once the water has been absorbed, cover pan with damp cloth and a heavy lid.

- Leave to steam, unopened, for 15-20 minutes, turn off the heat and stand for 10 minutes before serving. Serve hot on a platter.

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