Pearl Kasha with Chicken

Submitted by Russian_Cuisine on Sun, 04/23/2017 - 14:17.

Ingredients:

1.5 lb (700 g) chicken fillet
2 cop pearl grain
1 onion
4 medium carrot
½ tbsp sugar
1/3 tbsp salt
½ tsp mixed spices: ground cinnamon, ground clove, paprika, dry dill
1 bay leaf (optional)
2 tbsp vegetable oil (optional)

Equipment: Oven-safe pot with lid

Method:

Soak grains in a warm water.

Wash a meat, and cut into medium pieces.

Fry the meat without a vegetable oil in a large skillet, and put chicken meat into a pot.

Peel carrots and onions, wash, and cut into small cubes.

Stir-fry them in the same skillet, with or without adding an oil.

When a color of vegetables turns goldish, pour a sugar on top, and stir some times.

Then, put the vegetables into the pot.

Wash the grains, put them into the pot.

Wash a bay leaf, and put into the pot.

Pour 4 cup a boiling water into the pot, add a salt and spices, and stir well.

Cover pot with a lid, and place into a cold oven.

Heat the oven to 360 F (180 C), and cook a kasha for 1 ¼ hour.

Turn a heating off.

Take pot out, and try the kasha.

If necessary, put pot into oven until oven chills.

Serve immediately.