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Middle Eastern Fried Chicken with Zaatar Topped With a Refreshing Field Cucumber Slaw With Garlic Toum https://www.metro.ca/userfiles/image/recipes/poulet-frit-10335.jpg PT15M PT20M PT1H05M
Field Cucumber Slaw:Very thinly slice a deseeded cucumber with salt and let sit of 30 minutes to drain the liquid. Add to a small mixing bowl with the juice of half a lemon and then add the garlic toum.Zaatar:Lightly toast sesame seeds and crush in mortar and pestle. Grind thyme to a powder and add to remaining ingredients.Brine:Bring to simmer for 5 minutes on low heat. Cool completely. Add chicken to brine for 1 hour, take out chicken and dry on paper towel. Reserve until you’re ready to make the fried chicken.Seasoned flour:Mix all ingredients till thoroughly combined.Final product:In a bowl add the seasoned flour mix make sure it’s large enough to be able to easily flour the chicken. Put buttermilk in a shallow bowl. Working with a few pieces at a time, dip the chicken in the buttermilk, and then dredge in the flour mixture, pressing so it adheres all over. Transfer to a baking sheet. In a very large, deep skillet, heat 1 inch of vegetable oil to 330° depending on size you may need more than 2 liters. Fry the chicken in 2 or 3 batches over moderate heat, turning until golden and crunchy. Transfer the fried chicken to a platter. Season with salt, za ataar and serve hot or at room temperature. Top with refreshing cucumber slaw.
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8 cups (2 L) canola oil 1 lb (454 g) chicken breast breast sliced in half then diced into flat squares around 30 bite size pieces 1 cup (250 mL) buttermilk salt 1 jar garlic aïoli zaatar
Middle Eastern Fried Chicken with Zaatar Topped With a Refreshing Field Cucumber Slaw With Garlic Toum

Middle Eastern Fried Chicken with Zaatar Topped With a Refreshing Field Cucumber Slaw With Garlic Toum

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30
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0:15
Preparation
0:20
COOKING
1:05
TOTAL TIME

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Ingredients

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  • 8 cups
    (2 L)
    canola oil
  • 1 lb
    (454 g)
    chicken breast breast sliced in half then diced into flat squares around 30 bite size pieces
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  • 1 cup
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    buttermilk
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  • salt
  • 1 jar
    garlic aïoli

  • zaatar
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  • 1
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  • salt

  • half a lemon
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  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)
    garlic toum
  • zaatar:


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  • 7 tsp.
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    Sesame toasted
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  • 1 tsp.
    (5 g)
    good quality French thyme
  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 g)
    sumac
  • 1 tsp.
    (5 g)
    salt
  • Brine:


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  • 4 cups
    (1 l)
    water
  • 1/4 cup
    (60 g)
    kosher salt
  • 3 1/5 oz
    (95 g)
    honey
  • 4
    pieces crushed garlic cloves
  • black peppercorns

  • 6
    sprigs thyme
  • 1
    lemon, cut in half
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  • 1 1/2 cup
    (360 g)
    plain all-purpose flour
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  • 3/4 cup
    (180 g)
    white sesame seeds, lightly crushed with mortar and pestle
  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 g)
    garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 g)
    onion powder
  • 1 tsp.
    (5 g)
    paprika
  • 1 tsp.
    (5 g)
    Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp.
    (5 g)
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp.
    (2 1/2 g)
    black pepper
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Preparation

Field Cucumber Slaw:

Very thinly slice a deseeded cucumber with salt and let sit of 30 minutes to drain the liquid. Add to a small mixing bowl with the juice of half a lemon and then add the garlic toum.

Zaatar:

Lightly toast sesame seeds and crush in mortar and pestle. Grind thyme to a powder and add to remaining ingredients.

Brine:

Bring to simmer for 5 minutes on low heat. Cool completely. Add chicken to brine for 1 hour, take out chicken and dry on paper towel. Reserve until you’re ready to make the fried chicken.

Seasoned flour:

Mix all ingredients till thoroughly combined.

Final product:

In a bowl add the seasoned flour mix make sure it’s large enough to be able to easily flour the chicken. Put buttermilk in a shallow bowl. Working with a few pieces at a time, dip the chicken in the buttermilk, and then dredge in the flour mixture, pressing so it adheres all over. Transfer to a baking sheet. In a very large, deep skillet, heat 1 inch of vegetable oil to 330° depending on size you may need more than 2 liters. Fry the chicken in 2 or 3 batches over moderate heat, turning until golden and crunchy. Transfer the fried chicken to a platter. Season with salt, za ataar and serve hot or at room temperature. Top with refreshing cucumber slaw.

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