Chicken and Rice with Meat

Chicken and Rice with Meat An everyday dish of Middle Eastern origin, simple to make, with a slightly exotic flavor. It isn’t fancy, but my family loves it. My husband’s father used to make it.


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 15 mins

    COOK : 1 hr

    TOTAL : 1 hr 15 mins

    SERVING : 4

    YIELD : 4 servings

  • Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat, and cook the ground beef until evenly brown. Season with allspice, cinnamon, and pepper, and continue cooking 1 minute. Pour in the hot water, season with salt, and place the chicken in the skillet. Cover, and cook 25 minutes, until chicken juices run clear.

  • Remove chicken from skillet, and shred. Return to skillet, and mix in the rice. Cover, and continue cooking 20 minutes, until rice is tender, and liquid has been absorbed.

  • In a separate skillet over medium heat, cook and stir the pine nuts 5 minutes, or until lightly browned. Sprinkle pine nuts over the beef, chicken, and rice mixture to serve.

Per Serving: 467 calories; protein 28.5g; carbohydrates 43.1g; fat 19.8g; cholesterol 71.4mg; sodium 956.9mg.