Friday, October 24, 2008


Makes: 9


1 ounce (30 g) butter
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
8 ounces (250 g) chicken breast
1 x 13 ounce (410 g) can tomatoes, drained
1/2 cup rice, cooked
2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
6 1/2 ounce (200 g) packet vine leaves
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup boiling water

Microwave Method:

1. Place butter, onion and garlic in a small bowl. Cook for 2-3 minutes on HIGH.
2. Add chicken, cook for 5-8 minutes on MEDIUM HIGH. Chop finely in a food processor.
3. Add chopped tomatoes, rice and parsley. Season to taste.
4. Rinse vine leaves under cold running water. Place leaves smooth-side down on a board. Place a spoonful of chicken mixture onto each leaf, fold in sides and roll up to form a parcel.
5. Combine lemon juice, sugar and water. Place parcels in a single layer in a 2-quart (litre) casserole dish. Cover with water and juice. Cook covered (with lid or plastic wrap). Cook 8-10 minutes on HIGH.
6. Serve cold with chili sauce.

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