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Freekeh with Chicken 

Recipe: 8-10 servings 


2 cups freekeh (washed, soaked and rinsed), 

1 diced onion, 

4 Tbs olive oil, 

bouquet garni (which is a bundle of the following herbs tied with a string: basil leaves, rosemary, parsley, thyme, oregano, and mint), 

cooked chicken thighs, 

6 cups chicken broth, 

salt and pepper to taste. 

Sauté onions, then add freekeh and stir for about 10 min. 

Add chicken broth, bouquet garni, and salt and pepper to taste. 

Cover and keep on low heat for about 1 hour. 

Turn off heat and keep covered for another 30 min. 

Remove bouquet garni and drain any remaining liquid, then turn freekeh upside down on a serving platter. 

Top with chicken meat, toasted pine nuts, almonds, and pistachios. 


By Dr Anas Nahhas.

Abumallek Makes and Bakes on youtube.