Flavorful Middle Eastern Dishes



Flavorful Middle Eastern Dishes

Middle Eastern cuisine is a delightful fusion of flavors, and our recipe for Flavorful Middle Eastern Dishes perfectly encapsulates the essence of this rich culinary tradition. With a harmonious blend of aromatic spices, tender meats, and wholesome grains, this dish is sure to transport your taste buds to the bustling markets of the Middle East.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of Basmati rice
  • 1 lb of boneless chicken thighs, cut into cubes
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Start by rinsing the Basmati rice until the water runs clear. Then, soak it in water for 30 minutes and drain.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and garlic, sauté until translucent.
  3. Add the chicken cubes and brown them on all sides.
  4. Stir in the cumin, coriander, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Cook for another 2 minutes until the spices are fragrant.
  5. Now, add the drained rice to the skillet and stir to combine with the chicken and spices.
  6. Add 4 cups of water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice is tender and the chicken is cooked through.
  7. Fluff the rice with a fork, garnish with chopped parsley, and serve hot.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Enjoy the exotic flavors of the Middle East with this Flavorful Middle Eastern Dishes recipe. It’s a complete meal that’s hearty, aromatic, and perfect for sharing with friends and family.

Nutrition Information: Calories – 380kcal, Carbohydrates – 45g, Protein – 20g, Fat – 14g, Saturated Fat – 3g, Cholesterol – 70mg, Sodium – 380mg, Fiber – 2g, Sugar – 2g

Middle Eastern cuisine is all about bringing people together through food, and this dish does just that. With its tantalizing aromas and exquisite taste, Flavorful Middle Eastern Dishes will become a family favorite in no time. So, gather your loved ones, savor this culinary journey, and create cherished memories around the dinner table.

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