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Arsaya Chicken Recipe

Arsaya Chicken Recipe

Arsaya Chicken Recipe

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Cuisine Omani
Servings 4
Calories 568 kcal


  • 1 Skinless Whole Chicken
  • 10 cups Water
  • 8 Cardamom
  • 3 small Cinnamon Sticks
  • 3 cubes Chicken Stock
  • cup Rice 
  • 4 tbsp Ghee


  • Clean and wash chicken pieces, place them in a large pot with the 10 cups of water. Bring to boil, removing froth as it appears.
  • Add cardamom, cinnamon sticks and Chicken Stock, cook over low heat until chicken is done, remove from stock and set aside to cool then remove bones. Drain the stock and set aside.
  • Wash rice then add it to the remaining stock which should be about nine cups. Add more water if needed. Then add the cooked chicken and cook over medium heat with occasional stirring for 30 minutes or until the rice and chicken are well cooked.
  • Add the ghee to the rice mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Blend with a hand blender and serve.

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