Chicken Muhammara (Djej Muhammara) Recipe

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The kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Chicken muhammara (Djej muhammara) recipe. Enjoy our quick and easy  recipes and learn how to make Chicken muhammara (Djej muhammara).


1 pound of chicken tender fillets or a chicken cut up in eight pieces
6 ounces of small boiling onions
1 pound of potatoes
1 cup of tomato juice
olive oil, as needed
1/2  cup of red pepper paste (optional)
1 Tablespoon of pomegranate molasses
1 teaspoon of mashed garlic
salt, pepper, seven-spice (optional), a dash of ground cinnamon


Peel the potatoes, cut in chunks and store in a bowl filled with water. Boil some water and pour over the onions for two minutes; peel the onions and set aside.

Heat some olive oil and brown the onions on all sides; add the chicken and brown on both sides. Add the potatoes, garlic, tomato sauce, red pepper paste, pomegranate molasses, salt, pepper, cinnamon, seven-spice, and about one cup of water. Cover the dish and bring to a simmer; let simmer for 10 minutes.

Uncover the pan and let the sauce reduce for 15 minutes. Taste, adjust seasonings and serve. 

Source (Taste of Beirut)

happy cooking.

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