FRIKE WITH CHICKEN & GRILLED VEGETABLES
BY CHEF KAMAL MOUZAWAK
Serves 10 | Prep/cooking 120 mins
1 kg frike (smoked green wheat)
2 whole chicken
Mirepois (combination of onions, carrots and celery)
4 kg grilled combination of vegetables
100 g roasted almonds
Salt to taste
- Wash thoroughly 1 kg of frike and soak it for 30 minutes in warm water. Strain and put into a cooking pot with 2.5 liters of water and 2 tsps. of salt. Simmer for 1 hour until the frike is tender.
- Place the 2 chickens in a pot to boil with the mirepois and let it cook for 1 hour.
When done, remove the chickens from the pot, debone and divide into several large pieces.
- Cook the frike, then serve with the chicken pieces laid on the top and garnished with almonds.
- You can also serve with roasted vegetables like cauliflower, zucchini, broccoli, carrots, and sweet potatoes.
Mirepoix is the french name for a condiment used for cooking which consists of onions, carrots and celery. it’s used in many dishes, such as stocks, soups, stews and sauces.