Omani Chicken Maraq

To enjoy an Omani meal is to taste the very essence of this beautiful country. Check out this healthy balanced dish of vegetables and chicken, infused with the mouth-watering aromas, delicious tastes and appealing presentation make it a cuisine that is unmatched in flavor and nutrition. Truly, the people of Oman and their guests are favored with food!

Bon appétit…

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Recipe Method: 

1. Heat the ghee in a large pot, cook onion for 4-5 minutes or until they become golden color.

2. Add chicken and cook for 5 more minutes. Add the garlic, Omani mix spices, tomatoes, tomato paste, dried limes, chicken stock cubes and coriander. Stir for 2 minutes.

3. Add water and bring to boil then simmer on low heat for 15 minutes or until chicken is almost cooked.

4. Add the potatoes and simmer for additional 15-20 minutes or until potatoes and chicken are cooked.

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omani chicken maraq
Recipe Ingredients 1: 
2 tablespoons ghee
1 medium onion, chopped
1 whole chicken, skinned, cut into 8 pieces
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 1/2 tablespoons omani mixed spicess
2 medium tomatoes, peeled and diced
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 dried limes, cut into halves
2 cubes chicken stock
1/2 cup coriander leaves, chopped
5 cups water
3 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into large cubes
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Calories (kcal): 
Saturated Fat (g): 
10.5 g
Cholesterol (mg): 
20.0 mg
Sodium (mg): 
45.0 mg
Dietary Fiber (g) : 
11.5 g
Sugars (g) : 
1.0 g
Protein (g): 
33 g
Total Fat (g): 
25 g
Total Carbohydrate (g): 
28 g
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