Delicious Mosakhan Recipe by Chef Ali Sayed; Learn how to cook one!

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Mosakhan by Chef Ali Sayed


  • Whole chicken- cut into 4 pcs                                                                                              
  • Onion cut into slice- 1kg
  • Sumac- 1/2cup
  • Olive oil- 1-2 cups
  • Chili flex- up to taste (optional)
  • Salt- to taste
  • Ground black pepper- to taste
  • Ground cumin- to taste
  • Taboon bread- 3pcs
  • Nuts- for garnish


  1. Mix the onion with sumac powder and olive oil
  2. Marinate the chicken with black pepper, salt, cumin, and chili flex
  3. Then add onion sumac mixture
  4. Mix it well and keep aside for overnight
  5. Place the chicken in a roasting pan add little onion mix on the top
  6. Place it for cooking at 180*c for 45 minutes
  7. Meanwhile heat a pan and add remaining onion with a little olive oil, make it little sauté
  8. And add chicken broth if needed
  9. Take out the chicken from the oven.
  10. Dip the bread and spread olive oil
  11. Place the bread in a baking try and spread sauté onion mix followed by nuts
  12. Repeat the same to make layer (three layer of bread)
  13. Place the chicken on the top
  14. Cook at 150*c for 20 minutes
  15. Garnish with nuts and serve hot.

Chef Ali Sayed

Chef Ali Sayed

Chef Ali Sayed is an Internationally renowned chef, with an experience of 3 decades, He is considered as one of the best chefs across Lebanon and UAE. He is a traveler, food-stylist and food photographer. All combined together with a little crisp of fashion and sport enjoyment in his culinary world that competes against the likes of greatest Michelin Star Chefs.

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