Melon Baal Canaf ("melons with Wings") - Just Fruit Recipes


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Melon Baal Canaf ("melons with Wings")

3 sm Cantaloupes
1/3 c Oil
3 c Raw chicken or turkey meat - chopped
1 ts Salt
2 c Green onions; chopped
1/3 c Parsley; chopped
1/4 c Fresh lemon juice
2 c Cooked rice


Cut each melon in half; remove seeds. Scoop out pulp and reserve. Heat oil in a skillet and saute chicken or turkey. Add salt and continue to saute until poultry is cooked through, about 15 minutes. Blend in green onions, parsley and lemon juice; continue cooking until onions are soft. Remove from flame and cool.

Add rice to cooled chicken mixture; stuff melon cavities. Chop up 1 cup of reserved melon pulp and place on top. Put stuffed melons into an ovenproof dish; bake at 350 F. for 20 minutes. Serve hot.


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