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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 440.3
  • Total Fat: 32.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 14.6 mg
  • Sodium: 418.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 31.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.1 g
  • Protein: 12.3 g

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Pomegranate Stew with Chicken (Khoresh Fesenjan)

Submitted by: CRAYBAY

Introduction

Chicken, onions, finely processed walnuts, and pomegranate juice are simmered to perfection. The sauce should be as thick as a good chili. Serve with saffron steamed basmati rice. Enjoy! If you prefer, substitute angelica powder for cardamom; instead of pomegranate juice, you can substitute 1/2 cup pomegranate paste diluted in 2 cups water. Chicken, onions, finely processed walnuts, and pomegranate juice are simmered to perfection. The sauce should be as thick as a good chili. Serve with saffron steamed basmati rice. Enjoy! If you prefer, substitute angelica powder for cardamom; instead of pomegranate juice, you can substitute 1/2 cup pomegranate paste diluted in 2 cups water.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1 1/2 pounds chicken legs, cut up
    1 white onion, thinly sliced
    1/2 pound walnuts, toasted and finely ground in a food processor
    1 teaspoon salt
    4 cups pomegranate juice
    1/2 teaspoon cardamom (optional)
    2 tablespoons sugar (optional)

Directions

1.Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken and onions in skillet, and cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix in pureed walnuts, salt, pomegranate juice, and cardamom. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 1 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. (If the sauce becomes too thick, stir in 1/4 cup warm water.) Mix in sugar, adjust seasoning, and simmer 30 minutes more.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CRAYBAY.






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