Theres one important element that makes both the chicken and rice so delicious.
Furry suits for sale. For this chicken kabsa recipe youll need large pieces of chicken. Reduce heat to medium and stir in onion garlic ginger carrot cumin coriander and turmeric. Pour in the water and add the chicken bouillon cube. Now there is one problem in this it might give you the burn warning.
Cook and stir 2 cups onion with tomatoes until vegetables soften about 10 minutes. Bring to a boil. Pour in reserved 4 cups of chicken broth. And thats the secret of the unbeatable taste of this dish.
Go back to doing whatever you want maybe catch up on some reading. Cook for a couple of minutes. Squeeze a little lemon juice on the broiled chicken pieces. Melt butter in a large stock pot casserole or dutch oven.
Kabsa in the instant pot. Heres how easy it is to make lamb kabsa. The tomatoes and tomato paste are stirred into a tomato sauce. Add chicken pieces onion garlic saute until onion is tender.
Cook stirring occasionally until vegetables begin to soften 3 to 5 minutes. I used 15 cups of water for 1 cup of rice. Cover and cook till done water runs dry. Add tomatoes carrots cloves all the spices salt and pepper.
Cook for about 3 minutes. I cut a large chicken into 6 pieces. Stir in tomatoes tomato paste orange zest and juice stock cardamom cloves cinnamon and bay leaves and bring to a simmer. Partially baking the chicken will ensure it is cooked through after added to the pot with the rice.
The rice absorbs the juices from the chicken and vegetables and is moist. Immediately fluff up the rice with a fork adding a little butter if desired. Kabsa is the very definition of a one pot dish of chicken and rice. First in the pan and then on the grill.
Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil with 1 tablespoon butter in a large pan. Well be cooking chicken in two stages. Add the rice to the pot of simmering gravy pot1. Stir in tomato puree simmer over a low heat for a couple of minutes.
Kabsa is made of chicken that is slowly simmered in a spicy broth of tomatoes and spices. When the meat is cooked strain the stock reserve the meat. Cook the chicken in the oven with some oil for about 30 minutes until the chicken pieces are slightly browned. Add the water maggi cube.
To make this recipe in the instant pot start with the ip on the saute option and follow the steps exactly until you add the rice and check the seasoning. Stir in the canned tomatoes with their juice the grated carrots whole cloves nutmeg cumin coriander salt black pepper and the kabsa spice mix. Boil the meat in an aromatic spice bathdump meat spices and aromatics into a pot cover with water cover with a lid and bring to a boil. The result is a mouth watering aromatic dish which smells lemony and spicy.
This chicken is then removed and either fried or grilled while the broth is used to cook the rice.