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Samkeh Harrah / Spicy Baked Fish Recipe

Serves 4-6 Samkeh Harrah is specialty of Tripoli, a coastal city north of Beirut and Lebanon’s second largest city. The fish is served at room temperature, making it an ideal dish to include in a cold buffet or summer meal. Any of the following fish are suitable for use here: Sea Bass, Sea Bream, Grey Mullet, Cod, Grouper, John Dory, …

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Spiced lamb and herby quinoa crumble recipe

Serves 4Hands-on time 50 min, oven time 20-25 minEasyWho said a crumble can’t be savoury? This one combines spiced lamb with a crunchy quinoa topping for an impressive Middle Eastern-style dish with a difference.Nutritional info per servingCalories 680kcalsFat 39.2g (16.8g saturated)Protein 41.5gCarbohydrates 38.9g (8.5g sugars)Fibre 6.1gSalt  1.5gINGREDIENTS500g lean British lamb mince1 tbsp light olive oil1 red onion, chopped2 tbsp plain flour2 …

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Fried chicken biryani recipe

“Biryani ” is a mixed rice dish with spices, rice, meat or vegetables. Though biryani is originated in Persia, it is more popular in malabar areas in Kerala.Here am sharing a special chicken fried Dum biryani. For this you can either deep fry or shallow fry the chicken, then mixed with the gravy / masala and finally the dum process …

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Sayadiyeh / Lebanese Fish “Risotto” Recipe

Serves 4You can turn this plain sayadiyeh into a “Sayadiyeh Royale” by adding 60g pine nuts – saute the nuts in a little butter until golden brown and stir into the rice just before serving.Ingredients400g white short grain rice500g fish heads1 kg white fish filets or steaksSea saltVegetable oil for frying4 medium onions, sliced1 tsp Adonis Fish Spices1 lemon, quarteredCooking …

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Shish Taouk / Chicken Kebabs Recipee

Serves 4-6Here is a wonderful variation on shish kebab, which you can also prepare with drumsticks or chicken wings.Ingredients800g boneless chicken meat (both white and dark) , cut into pieces about 3 cm squared6-8 garlic cloves, crushed2 tbsp extra virgin olive oilJuice of 1 lemon, or to taste1 tsp Adonis Shish Taouk SpicesSea salt1 large pita bread, opened at the …

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Shish Kebab / Lamb Kebabs Recipe

Serves 6Sunday is kebab day in the Lebanese mountains and these kebabs are often on the menu, served with hummus and salad.Ingredients800 g lamb, meat from the leg, skinned, trimmed of most of the fat and cut into chunk as about 3 cm squared1 tsp Adonis Barbeque SpicesSea saltBaby onion1 large pita bread, opened at the seamCooking instructionsPut the meat …

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Fried chicken biryani recipe

“Biryani ” is a mixed rice dish with spices, rice, meat or vegetables. Though biryani is originated in Persia, it is more popular in malabar areas in Kerala.Here am sharing a special chicken fried Dum biryani. For this you can either deep fry or shallow fry the chicken, then mixed with the gravy / masala and finally the dum process …

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Kaftah / Minced Meat Kebabs Recipe

Serves 4Kaftah is traditionally molded onto skewers to make a kind of minced meat Sausage but you can just as easily shape it into patties or meat balls to either grill or cook over the stove, preferably in a non-stick pan.Ingredients2 medium onions, peeled and quartered50g flat-leaf parsley (1/4 bunch), leaves only600g minced lamb, preferably from the shoulder1 tsp Adonis Kaftah …

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Kibbeh labanieh recipe

Preparation time: 45 minutesServes: 6 Level: IntermediateIngredientsKibbeh paste1 kg white Bulgur1 kg ground lamb (Habra)2 red onions, finely chopped1/4 teaspoon dukkah spiceAleppo pepperpinch of cuminFor boilingBay leaves1 cinnamon stick5 cardamomSaltMeat filling1 kg lamb meat, coarsely ground1/4 cup pine nuts, fried2 tbsp butter1/4 teaspoon dukkah spice1/4 teaspoon black pepper1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon powder Butter and mint filling100 grams butter1/2 teaspoon garlic, crushed1/2 teaspoon …

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