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Middle Eastern Spiced Chicken

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Chicken – 1.2kg
Yogurt – 1/2 cup (120 ml)
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp (2g)
Sweet paprika – 2 tsp (10g)
Cumin powder – 2 tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Cinnamon powder – 1/2 tsp
Apricot nectar or juice – 400 ml
Cornflour – 2 tsp
Chicken stock – 80ml

For the seasoning
Seasoned breadcrumbs – 1/3 cup
Boiling water – 1/3 cup
Dried apricots (chopped) – 8
Seedless dates (chopped) – 5
Pistachios (sliced fine) – 1/4 cup
Apricot nectar or juice – 2 tbsp
Fresh coriander leaves (chopped) – 2 tbsp
Salt – to taste

1. Mix the cornflour in the chicken stock to a smooth paste and keep aside.
2. Mix the seasoning ingredients and keep them aside for 30 minutes.
3. Stuff the chicken with the mixture.
4. Place the chicken in a greased baking dish.
5. Combine yogurt with spices in a small bowl and brush over the chicken.
6. Add one cup apricot nectar to the dish and bake, uncovered.
7. In a moderately hot oven for about 1 1/2 hours or until tender.
8. Remove the chicken from the dish and cover with a foil.
9. Remove the chicken from the dish and cover with a foil.
10. Drain fat from the dish.
11. Heat pan juices, add the remaining apricot nectar and cornflour stock mixture.
12. Stir until the sauce comes to a boil and thickens.
13. Strain the sauce and serve with the baked chicken.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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