Amich is a traditional Armenian dish.
This is a baked chicken stuffed with rice, dried fruits, nuts and spices.

The main advantage of chicken, according to experts, believe that it provides the human animal protein. Therefore, the benefits and harms of chicken plays an important role in human health. Not for nothing poultry production industry is gaining with each passing year more and more momentum.

Chicken breasts have always considered a dietary product. The use of chicken is white meat, which contains high amounts of protein and many other nutrients. It is interesting that such a much-needed human element as phosphorus, chicken contains just an incredible amount. According to this index, ahead of a chicken – only some seafood.

Do not use less chicken in other parts – the legs. The protein in them, almost as much as in bacon. In addition, a whole leg is contained in a sufficiently large amount of vitamin C. The same desirable characteristics and have wings. At the same wings, thanks to the gentle meat referred as fillet, to dietary products.

Chicken meat in general, besides phosphorus, contains a lot of mineral substances, trace elements and vitamins. Use chicken in a large content, except for group B, and also vitamins A and E. In chicken meat has a protein and iron, and in addition, potassium and magnesium. Most importantly, the chicken does not contain carbohydrates and a small amount of different fatty tissues.


Amich is considered an excellent dish for the holiday table.

  • 1 ea chicken
  • 1/2 c rice
  • 1/2 c peeled almonds
  • 1/4 c dried apricots
  • 1/4 c raisins
  • 6 ea dates
  • 1 tb chopped basil
  • cloves
  • 1 ts cinnamon
  • 100 g melted butter


  • Cook rice until half done, then fry in oil.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Fry dried fruits and nuts in oil for 5 minutes.
  • Combine rice with fried fruits and stuff the chicken with this mass.
  • Sear the chicken until light golden.
  • Then grease with butter and put in a deep pan.
  • Pour over 1/2 c water and bake in a preheated oven for 40 minutes, pouring jus regularly, until done.