Egyptian Chicken Panne – Fried 😉

Traditional Egyptian Fried Chicken or what is known as panne. I love fried chicken and making different variations but sometimes I crave the traditional Egyptian way. 4 boneless chicken breast thin cut 1 large onion sliced 1 tbsp yogurt 1 lemon juice 1.5 tsp all spices salt and pepper 1 tsp Paprika 2 eggs Italian…

Chicken Patties

I like to cook chicken a lot more than meat! I think it is healthier and budget friendly. Lately, I was a bit bore with all the recipes and I feel like I want to eat more of sandwiches. So, I decided to make chicken patties instead of beef ones, it was really delicious. There…

I am hiding the broccoli from myself!

I am such a lucky mom as my son is a big fan of broccoli!! He can eat it raw, steamed or whatever form. So, I do not have to bribe him, convince him or hide it in the food. However, I am really not a big fan and I am so bad at making it…

Homemade Fried Chicken

This is my KFC version at home. It does not have the secret ingredients or the 11 secret herbs. However, it is super delciious and pretty sure it is made of 100% chicken 😉  In Egypt, KFC is pretty different from the one in USA. They have different types of sandwiches and side dishes. The chicken…

How to make very juicy Egyptian Shish Tawook?

Shish Tawook is one of the very well known Mediterranean chicken dishes. It could be made from either  boneless chicken breasts or more commonly in middle east from the thighs fillets. Both are very very tasty but the thigh cut is usually juicier than the breast cut. In this recipe, I am using the boneless…

Palestinian Musakhan

I have never heard of or tried the Musakhan dish until I met my dear Palestinian friend here in USA. Just by looking at it, I knew that this will be ridiculously delicious! It has different variations but traditionally it is pieces of bone in chicken that has lemony flavor from sumac and lime juice mixed with the…

Chicken shawarma wrap with white garlic sauce

Shawarma is my favorite dish ever! I have only tried the Egyptian and Lebanese shawarmas, they are so good! However, I heard that the shawarma in Iraq could be one of the best in the world per my husband. I love beef shawarma as well as the chicken one. The beef shawarma usually goes with…

Lemon garlic chicken

One of my favorite dishes in Cheesecake factory is Lemon Herb Chicken. It is really yummy but I was surprised how heavy it is. Not sure why still but I will always order it regardless 🙂 This recipe reminds me of that dish and it is not that heavy at all. I did not have…

Chicken with some good Indian flavors from a beginner

     I have never met anybody yet who is not in love with Indian food. The spices, the sauces and the naan, how can you go wrong with that?! There are quite few dishes that remind me of the Egyptian cuisine specially any meat with sauces, the bread, the fried veggies and samosa. However, curry…

Chicken piccata with a little twist

Piccata is one of my favorite dishes at many restaurants specially CheeseCake Factory. However, this recipe is bit different since it uses Mediterranean marination and spices. Its sauce is not that white and creamy but it is more yellowish from the turmeric. My husband and kids loved that dish so much! It is bit heavy…