Arabic Baked Chicken

  • 100ml olive or vegetable oil
  • 75ml lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ tbsp oregano
  • ½ tbsp pepper
  • ¼ tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 1 saffron leaf
  • 3 cups rice
  • 50g toasted pine nuts
  • parsley, chopped
  • Combine olive oil, lemon juice, saffron and spices in shallow baking pan. Add chicken and marinade for 20 mins. 
  • Bake in an oven at 185C for roughly 20-30 mins basting occasionally. Remove from oven and baste again.
  • Boil rice and sprinkle rice with sautéed pine nuts and parsley.
  • To serve, pour chicken juice over chicken next to a bed of rice and salad.


I like chicken curry so much. This is the best method to prepare Arabic Baked Chicken.Thanks!

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