Chef Abukass Recipes

Chicken Rice Meat

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Preparation time:
45 Min
Saudi Arabia



- This is a widespread Middle Eastern dish, simple to prepare, and it has various titles.

- This dish is rich in protein and carbohydrates.

- Chicken and rice with meat is the most popular meal during Ramadan’s Iftars and festive seasons.

- In Morocco it’s called Tajin rice, and it’s cooked with fresh tomatoes or tomato paste.

- In Saudi Arabia it’s called zorobian and served with lamb muttons.

- In Yemen it is called Zorobian Hadrami and served with boiled potatoes and eggs.

Ingredients Description

2 cups Abukass rice

3 boiled potatoes (as desired)

4 boiled egg (if desired)

3 grounded cloves garlic

3 large tablespoons vegetable oil

½ cup peeled almonds

1 onion

¼ kilo minced meat

½ cup raisins

½ teaspoon saffron

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon cumin

½ teaspoon turmeric

½ teaspoon dried coriander

3 cardamom grains

1 teaspoon salt

3 cups water to cook the rice


- Wash and soak rice for 15 minutes, then drain well.

- Fry almonds and set aside.

- Chop onions and fry brown, then add garlic, boiled potatoes (as desired) to skillet and stir thoroughly. Then add ground beef and finally add raisins and spices as needed.

- Add water to the mixture and then add the rice and stir softly, cover and leave it until rice is cooked.


Serving Suggestions:

Put rice on a serving platter, pour saffron, and arrange chicken pieces. Decorate with nuts or toasted almonds and serve hot.