Mloukhieh

Mloukhieh with Chicken
ملوخية بالدجاج على طريقتنا
5
servings
Vegan
Vegan
Mloukhieh

Ingredients

  • 1 kg Mloukhieh Leaves (washed, dried, and chopped)
  • 500 g Chicken Breast (cubed)
  • 10-12 cloves Garlic (crushed with a pinch of salt)
  • a handful of Cilantro (minced)
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Paste
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • Lemon (juiced)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 batch Chicken Stock
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil

Toppings

  • Toasted Pita Bread
  • 1 large Onion (minced)
  • 1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar or Lemon Juice

Components

Chicken Stock

Ingredients

  • 1 whole Chicken (quartered, washed)
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Bay Leaf
If you only need stock and no chicken meat, you can replace the Whole Chicken with chicken bones or wing tips.

Preparation

In a large pot

  • Add the chicken to the pot full of water with the bay leaves and the salt. bring to a boil.
  • Remove the foam that rises on the top of the stock.

Let boil until the meat separates from the bones. (around 1 hour)

Let cool.

  • Separate the chicken meat from the stock.
  • Remove impurities from the stock by passing it through a sieve.
Chicken Stock
Chicken Stock

Preparation

IN A POT

  • ‍Brown the Chicken Breast in the Oil.
  • Stir in the crushed Garlic. 
  • Cook a few minutes more.
  • Stir in the Spices and the Cilantro.
  • Add part of the Chicken Stock.

Let it boil and cook until the chicken is tender.

Let it boil.

  • Stir in the Mloukieh Leaves.

Let it boil until the Mloukhieh is cooked to taste.

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Mloukhieh
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Mloukhieh

Mloukhieh with Chicken

The first time I tasted Mloukhieh was in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. My neighbor and friend, Siham, had prepared it. Later I adapted the recipe to the taste of my family. And we've been cooking it this way ever since.

Ingredients

  • 1 kg Mloukhieh Leaves (washed, dried, and chopped)
  • 500 g Chicken Breast (cubed)
  • 10-12 cloves Garlic (crushed with a pinch of salt)
  • a handful of Cilantro (minced)
  • 1 tsp Red Pepper Paste
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • Lemon (juiced)
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 batch Chicken Stock
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil

Toppings

  • Toasted Pita Bread
  • 1 large Onion (minced)
  • 1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar or Lemon Juice

Preparation

IN A POT

  • ‍Brown the Chicken Breast in the Oil.
  • Stir in the crushed Garlic. 
  • Cook a few minutes more.
  • Stir in the Spices and the Cilantro.
  • Add part of the Chicken Stock.

Let it boil and cook until the chicken is tender.

Let it boil.

  • Stir in the Mloukieh Leaves.

Let it boil until the Mloukhieh is cooked to taste.

Serving

We serve this stew/soup on top of crumbled toasted pita bread and rice pilaf, topped with a spoonful of onion and vinegar.

We love some french fries with this dish.



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