Bulgur wheat with chicken and almonds

Kimon Georgiou


Preparation Time:

20 min

Cooking Time:

30 min


6 servings
Category:With Meat & Poultry

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Made with

Bulgur Wheat 500g


  • 250g MITSIDES Bulgur Wheat 
  • 2 chicken breast fillets, cut in thin slices
  • 1tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 small onions, cut into very small cubes
  • 1 teaspoon saffron threads, infused in 750ml hot water
  • 1chillie, de-seeded and thinly sliced
  • 6 tablespoons almonds, blanched
  • Seeds from half a pomegranate
  • Salt, pepper


1. Pour 750ml of hot water in a bowl and stir in the saffron threads. Let it stand for a while. 
2. Meanwhile, pour the olive oil into a pan and fry the chicken over high heat for a few minutes. Season with salt and pepper and add the onion, frying until golden.
3. Add some more olive oil, add the chillies and further cook for 3 minutes. Add the bulgur wheat, fry for 2 more minutes over high heat, stirring well.
4. Drain the saffron infusion to remove the saffron threads and gradually add the infusion  to the pan. Simmer over low heat, stirring until the bulgur is cooked and has absorbed all juices.
    Transfer to a platter to cool slightly, add the almonds and pomegranate seeds, mix well and serve.

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