Za’atar chicken with jewelled rice
Ingredients for the chicken:
1tbsp of Za’atar
1tbsp of sumac
1tbsp of garlic granules
season to taste
Ingredients for jeweled rice:
140g of long grain rice
600ml of vegetable stock
2 shallots finely diced
100g of mixed raisins and sultanas
30g of pomegranate seeds.
1tsp of sumac
1tsp of garlic granules
1tbsp of olive oil
salt and pepper to taste.
To begin with fry the shallots in olive oil under translucent. Once translucent add the raisins, sultanas, rice and sumac and coat.
Once coated add the stock and cook for 15 minutes.
Whilst the rice is cooking mix the ingredients for the Za’atar chicken in a mixing bowl and mix well.
Once mixed add the chicken to a frying pan and fry until cooked ( which should be 15-20 minutes)
Once the components are cooked place the rice on the bottom and then add chicken and pomnegranate.
We served this with a sumac yoghurt.