Kotopoulo Pilafi

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by Kayori

PREP AND COOK TIME ARE GUESSES!!! From "Greek Cooking" by Lou Seibert Pappas. Got the book from my B/F's mom, cause this is a major comfort food for him and so I had to snag her copy of the book to get it. Putting here for safe keeping, but still haven't tried it.

Top Review by balaki4

This is the best kotopoulo pilafi ever! bravo!!!!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash chicken and pat dry. Using large Dutch oven, saute chicken pieces in 3 tablespoons butter, turning to brown on all sides. Add onion and saute until golden.
  2. Add salt, pepper, cinnamon, allspice, garlic, and tomato paste, and cook 2-3 minutes longer, stirring frequently.
  3. Pour in chicken stock, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes, or until chicken is tender. Remove chicken from pan and keep warm.
  4. Pour off pan juices and measure, you should have 2 cups. If necessary add water or reduce quickly to make that amount. Return juices to pan and add bring to a boil.
  5. Add rice, cover, and simmer 20 minutes, or until rice is tender. Heat remaining butter until bubbly and lightly browned in color and pour over rice, tossing lightly with a fork.
  6. Return chicken to the pan to heat through. Serve with a side dish of yogurt, mixed with mint, if desired.

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