Upside Down (Maqloobeh)
120 mins (prep 30, cooking 90)
13 ingredients
4 servings
This is a classic and probably one of the most famous Palestinian dishes. Everybody loves it! This is a standard in all Palestinian homes. It's also an innovative and different way to cook--a fun thing to cook when you're having guests over! Upside Down (translation of its Arabic name, Maqloobeh) is made in a variety of ways. It can be made with either chicken or lamb but my husband's family only makes it with chicken. Note: This recipe requires a large serving tray/plate, preferably round. The recipe is long but it's simple to make--especially after the first try. Enjoy!

Categories:  pasta,-rice-and-grains , rice , medium-grain-rice , main-dish , palestinian , equipment , <-4-hours , southwest-asia-(middle-east) , stove-top , time-to-make , asian ,
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Serving Size (569.05 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 296.04 Calories from Fat 270.72
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30.08g 185.12%
Saturated Fat 2.3g 45.92%
Trans Fat 0.76g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1215.43mg 202.57%
Total Carbohydrate 6.85g 9.13%
Dietary Fiber 3.06 g 49.0%
Sugars 2.29 g %
Protein 2.48g 19.84%
Vitamin A 1.88IU% Vitamin C 57.09mg%
Calcium 46.96mg% Iron 0.78mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
chicken legs, uncooked rice, whole, cooked, pinch cinnamon, plain yogurt, natural


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