Melon Baal Canaf (Melons with Wings)
Melon Baal Canaf is a dish that is said to
disappear as soon as it is placed on the table, as though it had
or turkey meat, raw , chopped
scallions, spring or green onions
Cut each melon in half; remove seeds.
Scoop out pulp and reserve.
Heat oil in a skillet and sauté chicken or turkey.
Add salt and continue to sauté until poultry is cooked through, about 15 minutes.
Blend in green onions, parsley and lemon juice; continue cooking until onions are soft.
Remove from flame and cool.
Add rice to cooled chicken mixture; stuff melon cavities.
Chop up 1 cup of reserved melon pulp and place on top.
Put stuffed melons into an ovenproof dish; bake at 350℉ (180℃).
for 20 minutes. Serve hot.