Chicken Kabsa Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia
Chicken Kabsa

Chicken Kabsa

Chicken Kabsa 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.

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  • 8 cups water or 2 litres
  • 1 kg whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 medium potatoes or 500 g, cut into medium cubes
  • 2 medium onions or 250 g, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • 2 medium tomatoes or 300 g, peeled and diced
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 cups basmati rice or 800 g, washed and drained

How to Prepare

  1. Place water and chicken pieces in a large pot, bring to a boil and skim froth as it appears. Cover and simmer over low heat for 25 mins or until chicken is almost cooked. Remove chicken from stock and set aside (reserve the stock).
  2. In another large pot, heat vegetable oil and fry the cooked chicken pieces from all sides until they become golden color. Remove chicken and set it aside again.
  3. In the same pot cook potato for 3 mins, then add onion and cook for another 5 mins or until onions become golden color. Add spices, tomatoes, tomato paste and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes. Stir for 2 mins.
  4. Add the reserved stock to the pot, the stock should be around 7 cups or 1750ml. Add more water if stock is not enough. Add rice and the fried chicken; bring to boil with occasional stirring. Cover and simmer for 20 mins or until rice is cooked.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 750.00 Kcal
Protein: 33.00 g
Carbohydrate: 96.00 g
Fats: 25.00 g

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