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Chicken Kabse Recipe


Chicken Kabse Recipe

Kabsa, Kabse, Kabseh (Arabic: كبسة‎ kabsah) is a family of mixed rice dishes that are served mostly in Jordan and Saudi Arabia — where it is commonly regarded as a national dish in Saudi Arabia. Kabsa, though, is believed to be indigenous to Yemen. In places like Jordan, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Iraq and Kuwait the dish is popularly known as machbūs (Arabic: مكبوس‎), but is served mostly in the same way.

This dish is usually served in parties and weddings. 

TOTAL TIME 2 hrs | PREPARATION TIME 1 hr | SERVES     6

INGREDIENTS

2 chickens, cleaned and cut in small pieces
2 large onions, finely chopped
2 carrots, grated
1 tomato, diced
Condiments (dry lemon, cinnamon, cumin, sheeba, khalanjan, cloves, whole cardamom)
2 tsp kabsa spices
2 cups long rice, washed and soaked
2 tbsp tomato sauce
2 tbsp raisins 

DIRECTIONS

1 Wash chicken pieces well with water and salt and leave aside
2 Fry onions until golden then add in condiments, tomato sauce, carrots, tomato dices and raisins then stir
3 Add chicken pieces and leave until they get a slightly golden color
4 Cover chicken with water and leave to simmer for half an hour
5 Add rice and salt to taste and leave to cook
6 Leave rice to rest between 5 and 10 minutes then transfer into the serving dish
7 Serve with yogurt and hot tomato sauce. 

NUTRITION FACTS

Number of servings     6
Calories     582
Carbohydrates     59g
Protein     51g
Total Fat     15g
Of which saturated     3g
Cholesterol     136mg

GOOD SOURCE OF

B-Vitamins, Folate, Zinc, Selenium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium

HEALTHIER VERSION

Kabsa Chicken prepared in a healthy method can be part of a balanced diet; Use a non-stick pan lightly greased with a cooking spray to avoid frying onions.

Source cookandeat-lebanese.com 

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