Prepared With

Chicken Shawarma with Yellow Rice


1 pack Crescent Foods Marinated Chicken Shawarma Thighs

For the rice:

2 cups basmati rice

1 chicken bouillon cube mixed in 1 cup water

1 cup hot water

1 small onion, chopped

1 tablespoon garlic

1 tablespoon butter

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon turmeric powder

3-4 strands of saffron crushed and mixed with a couple drops of water



Rinse and soak rice for 30 minutes.

Heat up oil and butter in a pan and add garlic and onions. Sauté until translucent and add spices. Add saffron and stir for 2 minutes.

Add the soaked rice, stir for 3-4 minutes until lightly toasted. Add the 1 cup of water along with the 1 cup of water with the chicken cube.

Bring to a boil and cook uncovered on high heat. Once the liquid has almost evaporated, cover and steam through (about 3 minutes). The rice should be fully cooked and fluffy. Enjoy!


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