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Recipe 4 All: Persian Chicken Polo Recipe

Persian Chicken Polo

Yield: 6 Servings
500g Rice, basmati
5tablespoon Butter or oil
1lg Chicken, roasting jointed
  Salt & black pepper
1tablespoon Raisins or more
150g Apricots,sharp dried
1teaspoon Cinnamon, grd

Fry th eonion in 3 tb of butter or oil until golden, add the chicken pieces and brown on all sides. Season to taste with salt and pepper, add raisins and appricots, and continue to cook for a minute or two longer, turning the fruit in the fat. Sprinkle with cinnamon, cover with water and simmer gently, covered, until the chicken is very tender and the sauce reduce. Bone the chicken if you like.

Wash and boil the rice according to the recipe for chilau but do not steam it.

Put 2 tb melted butter or oil at the bottom of a large heavy saucepan. Spread half of the partly cooked rice over this, cover with the chickem pieces, pour the rich fruity sauce over them and cover with the remaining rice. Cover the pan with a cloth, put the lid on tightly, and steam over a very low heat for 20 to 30 minutes. The cloth will capture the steam rising from the rice and help to make it fluffy. Serve all mixed together.

Your Persian Chicken Polo is ready. Buon appetito!

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