Classic Freekeh With Chicken Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Classic Freekeh with Chicken



  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 6 cups hot water
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1200 g chicken breast
  • 2 cups freekeh
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4-5 tablespoon pine nuts
  • For yoghurt mix
  • 2 cups yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lemon
  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Mint for garnish

How to Prepare

  1. In a large pot, sauté onions in vegetable oil until golden. Add garlic and cook the chicken until it’s golden. Then add MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon, hot water and cinnamon and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove chicken, keep it warm and reserve the stock.
  3. In a separate nonstick pot, toss freekeh in olive oil over medium heat. Gradually add the reserved broth from chicken in batches until freekeh is fully cooked and tender.
  4. Prepare the yoghurt mix and set aside.
  5. Cut tomatoes in half and empty the inside. Stuff them with freekeh and chicken on the top and place them in the oven
  6. When tomatoes are cooked, remove from oven, place 1 tablespoon of yoghurt on top of the stuffed tomatoes and garnish with toasted pine seeds.
  7. Serve with salad and the rest of the yogurt on the side.

Nutritional Info

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