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Molokheya with rabbits

Monday، 20 July 2009 - 12:00 AM

This is a famous Egyptian recipe especially when served with plain rice and baladi green salad. It can also be cooked with chicken and in Alexandria moloukhia is cooked with shrimp.

Molokheya with rabbit

Cuisine :                           Egyptian
Main ingredients:            Molokeya, Rabbits, Garlic
Time of preparation        25 Minutes
Time of cooking              25 Minutes
Serving                              4


1 Rabbit ,or 1 chicken
1/2 kg Molokheya Farm Frites
1 1/2 tbsp Garlic ,crushed
1 1/2 tbsp Coriander ,dried and ground
3 tbsp Margarine


Wash rabbits or chicken well then boil until are tender. Strain and reserve 3-4 cups of rabbit or chicken broth. Cut rabbit into 5 pieces and cut chicken into 4 quarters.
In a medium skillet, add 2 tbsp margarine. Fry rabbit or chicken pieces until golden.
In a deep pan heat reserved broth and bring to boil over high heat. Add 1 tsp coriander and ½ tbsp garlic. Reduce heat, add molokhia and leave to boil once, uncovered. You can add more broth if texture is too thick.

While molokhia is boiling, in a small skillet heat 1 tbsp margarine then add 1 tsp coriander, 1 tbsp garlic and stir until golden brown. Immediately pour components of skillet onto molokhia in pan. Don’t stir. Take off heat and half cover pan for 2 minutes. Stir molokhia just before serving. Serve molokheya in a bowl and serve rabbits separately in a platter.

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