Chicken & Prunes Maraq Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Chicken & Prunes Maraq

Chicken & Prunes Maraq is a good addition to the list of chicken dishes you can fall back on. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium skinned chicken breast fillet or 1 kg, cut into pieces
  • 2 medium onions or 300 g, finely chopped
  • 4 cups hot water or 1 litre
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon or 20 g
  • 2 cups prune or 400 g, pits removed
  • 3 medium carrots or 250 g, peeled and cut to 2cm pieces
  • 1 teaspoon saffron filament
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

How to Prepare

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a soup pot and fry chicken until golden, add onions and continue to cook on medium heat until onions are soft about 15 mins.
  2. Add water, turmeric, cardamom, and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon and allow to simmer on medium heat until chicken is fully cooked for about 45 mins.
  3. Add prunes, carrots, saffron, lemon juice and zest and simmer on low heat for another 20 mins until carrots are tender.
  4. Serve with flat bread or white rice.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 407.00 Kcal
Protein: 41.00 g
Carbohydrate: 43.00 g
Fats: 5.70 g

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