Persian Style Chicken with Rice

combine chicken with oil, salt, pepper, paprika,  garlic and lemon juice

massage chicken with the spice mixture,  set aside

finely chop the onion

mince the garlic

roughly chop the almonds

heat oil and butter over medium in an ovenproof skillet,  add chicken

cook 5 minutes per side

remove from skillet

add garlic  and onion,  cook until  fragrant

add salt, pepper,  cumin, sumac  and coriander

add rice,  toast for  1 minute

add chicken broth, bring to a boil

cook for  8 minutes

stir in chickpeas

add chicken

cover, simmer for 5 minutes

sprinkle with almonds, bake for 20 minutes  at 400°F/ 200°C