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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 372.1
  • Total Fat: 17.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 84.2 mg
  • Sodium: 678.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.1 g
  • Protein: 26.6 g

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Ouzie

Submitted by: DESERT_ZEN

Introduction

In Tucson there's a Jordanian restaurant called The Shish Kebab House. There is a dish there that I absolutely love. It's called Oozie or Ouzi or something like that... pronounced oo'Zee (yes I know it's not a dictionary format.)
In Tucson there's a Jordanian restaurant called The Shish Kebab House. There is a dish there that I absolutely love. It's called Oozie or Ouzi or something like that... pronounced oo'Zee (yes I know it's not a dictionary format.)

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    So I tried to remake it at home and I think I got the mixture of spices down, just not the quantities.

    1lb ground chicken or turkey
    4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    1/4 cup finely chopped onions
    1/4 pine nuts
    1 or 2 cups cooked basmati rice.


    here's the spice mix... quantities are still being worked on

    nutmeg
    cinnamon
    cloves
    garlic powder
    salt
    chopped parsley

Directions

Saute onions in a little olive oil until translucent, add garlic and soften slightly, add ground meat and cook through. Add basmati rice, stirring it in the pan. Add water as needed while stirring the rice. You don't have to stir constantly, just make sure there's enough liquid in the pot for the rice to absorb and not burn. When the rice is done, add spices. Experiment with the amounts. I know mine aren't perfect yet.
Serve with a little cucumber dill yogurt.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DESERT_ZEN.






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  • Incredible!
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Was at ShishKebab House yesterday, looking for the recipe also! It sounds like you've got it! While looking, though, I found Damascas Kibbie Spice at www.spicebazaar.com and it might solve the question on the spice blend. I'm hoping to order some and try this out :-) - 10/17/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I made this tonight but I made it for 8 rather than 4. Since I have never herd of this before I made changes that I thought would work and they did!. I added a little sugar and a little bit of brown sugar. I also put a little salsa in it and put it in a tostada shell. It was great. - 3/14/11

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