Boiled, Stuffed and Roasted Chicken

Boiling the chicken first produces a moist and succulent chicken.The stuffing is like having an extra meal out of the chicken! Experiment with your favourite spices. Imperial ounces are used for this. This recipe comes from A New book of Middle Eastern Food.

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1hr 30mins
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  • Clean the chicken and place in a deep saucepan and cover with water.
  • Add salt, pepper and butter.
  • Bring to the boil skimming away any scum.
  • Simmer in the water for about 3/4 hr, or until nearly tender.
  • Allow to cool a little.
  • Stuffing.
  • Fry the minced meat in 2 tbsp oil until browned and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • In a separate pan heat the remaining oil or butter and fry the almonds and pine nuts for 2-3 mins.
  • Mix the meat, nuts and rice and taste for seasoning.
  • Stuff the chicken tightly with this mixture and secure with a skewer.
  • Roast the stuffed chicken, brushed with butter, in a slow oven (160c/325F/Gas Mark 3) for 30 mins, or until it is a beautiful golden colour.
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"Boiling the chicken first produces a moist and succulent chicken.The stuffing is like having an extra meal out of the chicken! Experiment with your favourite spices. Imperial ounces are used for this. This recipe comes from A New book of Middle Eastern Food."
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  1. Lilgal
    This was awesome! Will definitely become a regular at my dinner table.
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  2. Angela Sara
    Boiling the chicken first produces a moist and succulent chicken.The stuffing is like having an extra meal out of the chicken! Experiment with your favourite spices. Imperial ounces are used for this. This recipe comes from A New book of Middle Eastern Food.
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