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Pilaf with Chicken Recipe


Pilaf with Chicken Recipe Pilaf with Chicken Recipe


  • 1 small whole chicken,
  • 1 onion,
  • 2 cups rice,
  • 2 tbsps butter,
  • 3 cups chicken broth,
  • 2 cups of boiled chickpeas,
  • Salt.


  1. Place the whole chicken in a large pan with enough water to submerge it, salt and an onion cut in half,
  2. Boil until the chicken is fully cooked,
  3. Remove the cooked chicken from water and pass the cooking water (chicken broth) through a fine sift,
  4. Rinse and drain the rice,
  5. Melt the butter in a separate saucepan and add the rice,
  6. Cook over low heat for 2-3 mins,
  7. Add 3 cups of the chicken broth along with chickpeas and salt and stir,
  8. Let it come to a boil and cook over low heat (lid on) until all the water is absorbed,
  9. Remove from heat and let it rest for 15 minutes with the lid on,
  10. Serve with shredded chicken on top.

Bon appétit…



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