Chicken with Red Rice

Dijaaj bil-Timman il-Ahmar

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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An easier version of Tabyeet, in which chicken pieces replace the whole stuffed bird.


  • 6 chicken portions of your choice (about 3 lb/1.35 kg), skinned and trimmed
  • 2


  • In a non-stick skillet, brown chicken pieces in oil, turning once to allow to brown on both sides, about 6 minutes. Arrange browned pieces in bottom of a heavy medium pot.
  • In the oil remaining in skillet, sauté onion until transparent, about 5 minutes. Scatter onion on chicken pieces in pot.
  • Add to the pot tomato paste or juice, noomi Basra, cori