Dijaaj Bi Summak/Chicken with Sumac (Arab)

4 loaves Arabic Bread
1 cup onions, slivered in thin crescents
Salt and Pepper to taste
5 TBSP or more ground sumac
3-4 pounds chicken cut into 6 pieces
1/4 cup or more olive oil

Open up breads so they are one layer thick. Tear into bite sized pieces.
Line a 10x14 inch baking pan with 2/3 of the bread. Spread onions over the bread. Salt and pepper the onions and bread liberally. Sprinkle 2 Tbsp ground sumac over it all.
Place chicken pieces on top of the bread. Generously sprinkle 3 Tbsp or more ground sumac over the chicken. Add more salt and pepper. Drizzle olive oil over the chicken. Cover with remaining bread pieces and drizzle with additional olive oil. Bake at 450-500 degrees for 1 hour. Check every 15 minutes as it bakes; if the bread on top begins to get too dark, cover it loosely with foil. Cooking time will depend on the size of the chicken pieces and the oven temp. Serves 4

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