Meliz Cooks (@melizcooks)

4 days ago

Tavuk Kebapı (Cypriot Chicken Tray Bake ). Why oh why, do I not cook this more often - the kids just polished it off. There are a lot of dishes that make me reminisce about my childhood, and this is definitely another one. We would have this and my mum’s fırın kebap (lamb and potato tray bake ) at least once a week when we were little. I love it with a simple coriander, tomato and cucumber salad, simply dressed olive oil, lemon juice and salt, and black olives too. Sometimes I make rice, sometimes I don’t. When I first posted this a couple of years ago, it was so popular and I think that once you’ve cooked it, you’ll make it over and over again. Traditionally, my mum would always portion off a whole chicken herself (I prefer just thighs/drumsticks, but you can use breast, just be careful as it can dry out, of course ), and her very humble ingredients consist of onions, potatoes, tomatoes, tomato purée, salt, pepper, olive oil, lemon, and parsley, but this is me, and I have inevitably added a concoction of spices and herbs to the mix. I’m doing a lot of recipe testing at the moment so I played around with the flavours a bit more today, and I think it’s even better, if that’s possible. The link to my original recipe is on my blog, link in my bio, method in my stories. - - - #melizcooks #cypriotfood #cypriotcuisine #febulouscypriotfood #turkishcooking #turkishfood #greekfood #chicken #chickenrecipes #traybake #roastchicken #tavukkebap #fırınkebabı #onepotmeal #chickentraybake #chickenandpotatoes #familyfood #foodprnshare #familyrecipes #meze #beautifulcuisines #thekitchn #thefeedfeed #f52grams #thenewhealthy #mediterraneanfood #mediterranean #cyprus #kibris #onmytable

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