Turkey with Rice and Minced Meat


Turkey with Rice and Minced Meat

It’s a luxury and delicious meal that will certainly show your creativity and distinction in the kitchen.

  • Preparation time
  • Preparation time

    60 minute
  • cooking time
  • Cooking time

    180 minute
  • Preparation time
  • Difficulty

  • cooking time
  • Serving

    12 People
  • Goody kitchen


1 turkey, weighs from 3 to 4 kg

½ cup of Goody white vinegar

2 lemons, quartered

3 tbsps salt

1 tbsp butter

3 tbsps corn oil

4 cups of boiling water

10 cardamom grains

2 onions, quartered

5 garlic cloves, not chopped

2 cinnamon sticks

2 tbsps green ginger, chopped

2 galangal, dried

4 bay leaves

2 cubes of Goody chicken bouillon

2 tsps paprika

2 tsps saffron

3 tbsps of seven spices

2 tbsps of sweet spice

2 tbsps of Goody clear honey

1 kilo onions, diced

½ kilo minced meat

4 cups of American rice


  1. Clean the turkey by rubbing it with salt, vinegar and lemon then rinse it.
  2. In a pot over the heat, put the turkey, 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of corn oil, stir for 10 minutes then stir in the boiling water. During the boiling period, remove the fat that floats on the water surface.
  3. Add to the turkey’s boiling water the (cardamom, onions, garlic, cinnamon, green ginger, dried galangal, bay leaves, 2 cubes of chicken bouillon and salt), leave the pot over the heat for about 2 hours to make sure the turkey is done.
  4. Prepare the turkey’s dressing by mixing a little paprika, saffron, 2 tablespoons of corn oil, 1 spoon of sweet spice, 1 spoon of the seven spices and honey, leave it aside.
  5. Remove the turkey from the boiling water and put it in a strainer then grease it with the dressing mixture, place it in an oven baking sheet. Put the turkey in the oven at 180o C for half an hour until it browns.
  6. While boiling the turkey, prepare the onions by frying them in the oil until they become golden, add the minced meat and stir for 5 minutes then add 2 spoons of the seven spices and 1 spoon of the sweet spice, stir well then add the washed rice and stir for 5 minutes, pour the turkey’s boiling broth over the rice until it covers it. Add the salt to taste then leave it to cook for 15 minutes.
  7. Bring a large dish for serving then add the rice in an organized manner then bring the fried turkey and place it in the middle of the dish.
  8. Garnish the dish with the chopped boiled egg, almonds, raisins and pistachios and sprinkle a little parsley, serve.