Cookbook:Musakhan (Palestinian Spiced Chicken)

Musakhan (Palestinian Spiced Chicken)
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Musakhan is a Palestinian dish of spiced chicken flavored with sumac and served with bread.


  • 200 g chopped raw chicken
  • 300 g chopped white onion
  • 100 g sumac
  • 100 g assorted raw nuts
  • Black pepper
  • White pepper
  • Salt
  • 10 rolls of either Arabic village bread (markouk, or taboun or tannour) or spring roll pastry


  1. Fry the chicken with the onion.
  2. Add the salt and the peppers before the chicken is done, and add the sumac 5 minutes from the end of cooking.
  3. Fry the raw nuts until they are golden. Add them to the chicken and onions
  4. Roll the mixture in the spring roll pastry, and deep fry them.
  5. Take the spring rolls out of the oil and let them dry on cooking paper.
  6. Serve them hot or cold.