Middle East Chicken

READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
Recipe by James Craig

This recipe was originally published in the July, 1980 issue of Family Circle magazine.

Top Review by Zookeenee

This sounded pretty good. I made it with canned apricots and chicken breasts sauted with the fruit and onion. I served it with basamati rice and a side of sumac. It was very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Gently fry the onions in butter or oil until softened, add the chopped fruits and cook gently, stirring, for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add salt, pepper and cinnamon.
  3. Fill the chicken with mixture.
  4. Truss and rub chicken with salt and pepper, pour a little melted butter over chicken.
  5. Bake in a moderate oven, basting frequently with butter for 1& 1/2 hours or until chicken is tender.
  6. Serve with rice.

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