Saudi Chicken Stuffed With Rice & Meat (Dajaj Mashwy)

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READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Heat one tbs olive oil in pan over medium heat.
  • Add onion, meat and cook until meat is browned.
  • Season with salt and pepper and half of bahrat spice mix.
  • Pour into a large bowl and stir in rice, almonds or pine nuts, and raisins.
  • Grease a roasting pan with a lid or use you may use aluminum foil with the remaining 2 tbs olive oil.
  • Place chicken in the pan and turn to coat with oil.
  • Stuff chicken with meat mixture.
  • Place chicken breast side up in pan and spread crushed garlic onto chicken.
  • Pour tomato puree over top.
  • Sprinkle other half of bahrat spice mix on top.
  • Scatter chickpeas around the base of the pan and mix with the tomato puree.
  • Season with salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • Cover and bake for 1-1/12 hours until chicken is done.
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