Chicken Breast Pudding

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Chicken Breast Pudding (Tavuk Göğüsü)

Chicken breast1/2 piece100 gr
Water1/3 cup65 gr
Rice4/5 cup150 gr
Milk5 cup1 kg
Sugar1 1/3 cup240 gr
Cinnamon1 teaspoon2 gr


Cook chicken breast in water to cover, over low heat in a saucepan 10-15 minutes or until barely tender. Drain and bone. Tear breast into very thin hair like fibers. Set aside; chill. Cover rice with warm water for 2 hours. Drain and place into a food procesor container. Process until well ground. Mix ground rice with milk in a saucepan blending well. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in chicken breast-torn into fıbers-mixing thoroughly. Cook for 5 minutes stirring gently and constantly. Reduce heat. Add sugar mixing well. Cook over very low heat for 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Pour into individual dessert bowls. Cool and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve chilled.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy368 cal
Protein10 g
Fat5,5 g
Carbohydrates69,8 g
Calcium215 mg
Iron0,67 mg
Phosphorus204 mg
Zinc1 mg
Sodium96 mg
Vitamin A364 iu
Thiamine0,08 mg
Riboflavin0,26 mg
Niacin1,59 mg
Vitamin C1 mg
Cholesterol21 mg

Regional Characteristics:

A speciality from lstanbul Served with ice cream in the summer.