Quick Musakhkhan: Chicken with Bread

Musakhkhan is a slow cooked Palestinian dish featuring Sumac and onions. This is a quick version of Musakhkhan. It doesn’t result in the tender chicken of the original, but it is tasty.

Quick Musakhkhan: Chicken with Bread
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Ingredients
  1. 1/3 cup olive oil
  2. 2 big onions, sliced
  3. 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  4. 500 grams chicken breast, cut into cubes of 2-3 cm
  5. 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  6. bit chilli (e.g. harissa)
  7. salt and pepper
  8. [Optional] 1/2 - 1 teaspoon Baharat
  9. 50 grams pine nuts
  10. 2 fresh tomatoes, cut into eighths
  11. 1 teaspoon Sumac
  12. Fresh parsley or coriander
Instructions
  1. Fry the onion in a wok until golden
  2. Add garlic.
  3. Fry chicken, cumin, chilli, salt, pepper and Baharat on high until the chicken changes colour
  4. Add pine nuts
  5. Fry until the pine nuts are golden.
  6. Add tomatoes
  7. Cook 1 minute.
  8. Put into serving dish
  9. Sprinkle Sumac on top
  10. Garnish with fresh parsley or coriander
Notes
  1. Baharat is an Arab spice mix. It comes in different combinations depending on the country.
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