Chicken With Prunes Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Chicken with Prunes

Give this spicy chicken recipe with prunes a go and get your family's mouths watering. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 8 small skinned chicken breasts
  • 1 medium onion or 150 g,sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 cube MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt
  • For the sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium onion or 150 g, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon dried lime powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground saffron
  • ½ tablespoon plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt
  • 2 cups water or 500 ml
  • 4 prunes, semi-dried,pitted

How to Prepare

  1. Place chicken breasts in a large saucepan and cover them with enough water. Add onion, turmeric and MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt cubes. Bring to boil and cook for 35 mins or until chicken is cooked.
  2. Remove chicken pieces from water, set aside to dry, then pan fry it gently with little oil on both sides until they become golden brown. Set aside and keep warm.
  3. Meanwhile prepare the sauce, heat oil in a large saucepan, cook onions for 6 mins until golden, add spices, flour and tomato paste. Keep stirring for 2 mins.
  4. Add MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon Less Salt cubes and water. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 15 mins. Add prunes and simmer for 5 mins.
  5. To serve: place chicken in a serving dish, spoon sauce over chicken and serve with cooked rice.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 288.00 Kcal
Protein: 24.00 g
Carbohydrate: 18.00 g
Fats: 14.00 g

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