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How to make Musakhan


Marinated chicken and pine nuts give you a wonderful dish called Musakhan from the Palestinian cuisine. Try our recipe and add life dinner with its rich flavours!

Preparation Time: 15 minutes approximately
Cooking Time: 60 minutes approximately
Serves: 4 persons

All you need

1 chicken, quartered
1 large red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
2 tbsps. olive oil
1 cup chicken stock prepared from al alali Chicken Stock
226 g Arabic bread or 226 grams of pita bread,
1/4 cup pineseeds, toasted (optional)

  • Preheat the oven to or 200oC (400oF)
  • Mix all marinade ingredients and set aside
  • Marinade chicken pieces. Keep 2 tsps of the marinade mix aside
  • In a large pan, sauté onions with 1 1/2 tbsp of the olive oil, 1/4 cup of chicken stock, al alali ground cinnamon and the remaining marinade for 20 minutes
  • Lightly brush a large oven tray with the remaining oil. Place the bread on the tray. Add the remaining of the chicken stock over the bread
  • Add the onions on top of the bread, followed by the chicken pieces, sprinkle sumac
  • Bake uncovered for 20 minutes uncovered, until tender and the skin is crispy brown. Garnish with pineseeds
  • Serve hot and enjoy!

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