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Arab Main course

Chicken Zurbian

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60Min
Easy

Ingredients

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10 Servings
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5 tbsp
Vegetable oil
3 Mediums
Onions, finely chopped
1000 g
Whole chicken, cut into pieces
8 Smalls
Potato, chopped
0.5 tsp
Ground Black Pepper
0.5 tsp
ground cumin
0.5 tsp
Ground cinnamon
0.5 tsp
Ground cardamom
2 cubes
Maggi® Chicken Bouillon
13 cups
Water
1 pinch
salt
4 cups
basmati rice, washed and drained
1 pinch
Saffron filaments
0.25 cup
Boiling Water

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Nutrition Value

Energy
635.47 kcal
Protein
25.28 g
Carbohydrates
75.51 g
Fats
24.81 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

60 Minutes
Step 1
1 Min
In a large pot heat oil (reserve 1 tablespoon) and cook onions for 3-4 mins or until they become tender. Add chicken pieces and peeled potatoes, stir for another 6-8 mins or until chicken changes in color.
Step 2
1 Min
Add spices and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, stir then add 1 cup water (reserve 12 cups water). Simmer covered over low heat with occasional stirring for 30 mins or until chicken and potatoes are cooked then set aside.
Step 3
1 Min
Meanwhile, add remaining water and salt in another large pot. Bring to boil then add the rice and cook over medium heat for 8-10 mins or until the rice is ¾ way cooked. Remove the rice and drain.
Step 4
1 Min
Place the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in a bottom of a large pot then add ½ quantity of the boiled rice and pour over the chicken mixture and cover with the remaining rice.
Step 5
1 Min
Sprinkle the saffron water on top. Cover and cook over low heat for 25 mins or until rice is totally cooked.
Step 6
1 Min
Turn the rice over a large serving dish and serve.
Chicken Zurbian

Step 1 of 6

In a large pot heat oil (reserve 1 tablespoon) and cook onions for 3-4 mins or until they become tender. Add chicken pieces and peeled potatoes, stir for another 6-8 mins or until chicken changes in color.

Chicken Zurbian

Step 2 of 6

Add spices and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes, stir then add 1 cup water (reserve 12 cups water). Simmer covered over low heat with occasional stirring for 30 mins or until chicken and potatoes are cooked then set aside.

Chicken Zurbian

Step 3 of 6

Meanwhile, add remaining water and salt in another large pot. Bring to boil then add the rice and cook over medium heat for 8-10 mins or until the rice is ¾ way cooked. Remove the rice and drain.

Chicken Zurbian

Step 4 of 6

Place the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in a bottom of a large pot then add ½ quantity of the boiled rice and pour over the chicken mixture and cover with the remaining rice.

Chicken Zurbian

Step 5 of 6

Sprinkle the saffron water on top. Cover and cook over low heat for 25 mins or until rice is totally cooked.

Chicken Zurbian

Step 6 of 6

Turn the rice over a large serving dish and serve.

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