Well be cooking chicken in two stages.
Strawberry margarita mixer. Melt butter in a large stock pot casserole or dutch oven. Kabsa in the instant pot. Bring to a boil. And thats the secret of the unbeatable taste of this dish.
The result is a mouth watering aromatic dish which smells lemony and spicy. I used 15 cups of water for 1 cup of rice. Cook for a couple of minutes. Stir in the canned tomatoes with their juice the grated carrots whole cloves nutmeg cumin coriander salt black pepper and the kabsa spice mix.
Kabsa is the very definition of a one pot dish of chicken and rice. Boil the meat in an aromatic spice bathdump meat spices and aromatics into a pot cover with water cover with a lid and bring to a boil. Mix in the seasoned rice and cook until rice grains are hot 2 to 3 minutes. Go back to doing whatever you want maybe catch up on some reading.
When the meat is cooked strain the stock reserve the meat. To make this recipe in the instant pot start with the ip on the saute option and follow the steps exactly until you add the rice and check the seasoning. Heres how easy it is to make lamb kabsa. The tomatoes and tomato paste are stirred into a tomato sauce.
Kabsa is made of chicken that is slowly simmered in a spicy broth of tomatoes and spices. Stir in tomato puree simmer over a low heat for a couple of minutes. I cut a large chicken into 6 pieces. The rice absorbs the juices from the chicken and vegetables and is moist.
For this chicken kabsa recipe youll need large pieces of chicken. Now there is one problem in this it might give you the burn warning. Add chicken pieces onion garlic saute until onion is tender. Cover and cook till done water runs dry.
Close the lid and turn it ob pressure cook for 10 minutes. Partially baking the chicken will ensure it is cooked through after added to the pot with the rice. Theres one important element that makes both the chicken and rice so delicious. Immediately fluff up the rice with a fork adding a little butter if desired.
First in the pan and then on the grill. Add the rice to the pot of simmering gravy pot1. Cook and stir 2 cups onion with tomatoes until vegetables soften about 10 minutes. Cook stirring occasionally until vegetables begin to soften 3 to 5 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium and stir in onion garlic ginger carrot cumin coriander and turmeric. Bring the sauce to a boil then reduce the heat to simmer and cover the pot. Pour in reserved 4 cups of chicken broth. Cook the chicken in the oven with some oil for about 30 minutes until the chicken pieces are slightly browned.
Squeeze a little lemon juice on the broiled chicken pieces. Stir in tomatoes tomato paste orange zest and juice stock cardamom cloves cinnamon and bay leaves and bring to a simmer. Cook for about 3 minutes. Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil with 1 tablespoon butter in a large pan.
Add tomatoes carrots cloves all the spices salt and pepper.