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ethiopian rice with chicken

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Janin (MamiJ) Sayun
Hollister, CA

An Ethiopian Style rice dish.

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For ethiopian rice with chicken

  • 1/3 c
    basmati rice
  • 1
    bonless chicken thigh
  • 1 md
    yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 4
    whole cloves
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 2 tsp
    fresh ginger, minced
  • salt, to taste
  • olive oil, for sauteeing

How To Make ethiopian rice with chicken

  • 1
    Chop the chicken thigh into small cubes and mix with the ginger and cumin and a tablespoon olive oil. Set aside.
  • 2
    Heat a deep skillet and add the chopped onion. Cook until lightly browned, then add the cloves and cinnamon and cook until fragrant.
  • 3
    Add the chicken and mix ro combine. When chicken starts to brown, add the rice and chicken broth and bring to a boil. Add salt to taste. Cook over very low heat, covered for 15 to 20 minutes until rice is tender. Let stand 5 minutes, covered and serve hot.