Aja Chicken



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Source Kathy Teige (my wonderful mother)

Preparation Time1 hour


2-4 whole chicken, thighs
1 sliced thin onions, yellow
1 and 1/2 cup rice
3-4 large cloves garlic
2 tablespoons cumin, whole
2 teaspoons coriander, whole
3 tablespoons turmeric
1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 can chickpeas

1. Brown the chicken thighs in the oil on medium heat. When browned, remove and shred with a fork.

2. Saute the onions in the remaining oil until translucent. Add the cumin, coriander, and garlic and saute until brown.

3. Add the chicken back into the pan, then add the rice (uncooked). Add 2.5 cups of water and the canned chickpeas, unstrained, and simmer until the rice is done.

4. Add lemon juice and salt to taste, serve hot.


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