Saudi Arabian Kabsa (One Dish Chicken Dinner)

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by Nif_H

This is probably the most common meal in Saudi Arabia. There are lots of veggies and is the only recipe that you need to make for supper. You may want to include some type of flatbread, but that's about it! This is delicious and not at all hard to make. Enjoy!

Top Review by Corilayn

This was an excellent main dish to go with Barb's salad. Only adjustment I made to the recipe was adding about 1/2cup sauteed swiss chard to the dish. It's delicious. Made for forum event: Let's Go to Saudi Arabia

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sautee onion in oil over medium-high heat until it begins to brown. Turn heat to low and add chicken pieces, tomato puree, chopped tomatoes and garlic and stir for about five minutes. Add hot water, grated carrot, orange rind, spices, salt and pepper to taste. Turn up heat to medum and cook, covered, for about 20-25 minutes, until chicken is done.
  2. Remove chicken. Set aside to keep warm. Stir rice into the liquid in the pan, and cook, covered over low heat for about 35 - 40 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
  3. Remove cinnamon, cloves and cardamom or warn your guests to look out for them!
  4. Put rice on a serving with chicken pieces arranged around the circumference. Sprinkle raisins and almonds over all.

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