Sunday, April 20, 2008

Chicken with Mushrooms (Mantarlı Tavuk)

1 ½ lb boneless chicken breast (bite size cubes)
½ lb white mushrooms (sliced)
2 carrots (cut diagonally)
1 medium tomato (chopped)
½ yellow onion (chopped)
2 cloves of garlic (chopped)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp thyme
1 tsp salt
½ tsp paprika
½ cup water
2 tbs fresh chopped parsley

Heat the olive oil in a pan. Add the chicken and sautee until the chicken is no longer pinkish. Add the thyme and paprika. Sautee the chicken pieces a few minutes before adding the garlic and onions. Stir until the onions are transparent. Add the mushrooms, carrots and tomato. Sprinkle the salt and pour the water. Cover the pan and cook under low heat for 10-15 minutes. Add the chopped parsley on top before serving.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Lovely dish. I made this last night and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The chicken was moist. Everything was very flavourful and harmonious. I would definitely recommend this dish for a mid week quick dinner prep because it takes little time and effort.

Mediterranean Turkish Cook said...

Thank you. I am glad you liked it. Yes, it's definitely easy to prepare. It takes less than 30 minutes. By the way, I like the way you described the dish. :)