This recipe is for four persons.
Cut a half of chicken into serving portions. Wash and put the pieces into a deep saucepan with ¼ cup hot water, 1 small onion, a few peppercorns, ½ cup lemon juice and 1 large tomato, sliced. Cover and bake in a moderate oven (350°) or over low heat until tender. Remove chicken and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons melted butter or oil. Season with salt and pepper and broil under the broiler, or insert skewers through the pieces and broil over the charcoal flame, salad, pickles, radishes, green onions, fresh herbs, and drinks.
Chicken kabab with fruit
Stuff half of a chicken or cook with a small onion, 2 table up the opening and put the chicken in a deep saucepan with ½ cup lemon juice, ½ cup tomato juice, and 1/2teaspoon prepared saffron. Spoons each of dried barberriesandcurrants,1ounce of dried limes (limu omani),salt, pepper and pinch of clove. Sew up the opening and put the chicken in a deep saucepan with ½ cup lemon juice , 1/2cup tomato juice, and ½ teaspoon prepared saffron. Bake, covered, in a moderate oven (350°) until almost tender. Remove and insert two large skewers – one from each and broil over blazing charcoal, turning frequently, or in a rotisserie oven, basting occasionally with melted butter or oil. Serve with herbs, salad, yogurt, or pickle, and drinks.