Khoresh Fesenjan (Chicken Pomegranate Stew)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 182.3
  • Total Fat: 9.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 32.9 mg
  • Sodium: 233.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 14.6 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    2 T olive oil
    1.5 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast tenderloin
    1/2 large onion thinly sliced
    1/4 pound walnuts, finely ground
    1 t salt
    2 C pomegranate juice
    1/2 t cardamom
    2 T brown sugar


Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place chicken and onions in skillet, and cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Mix in finely ground walnuts, salt, juice & cardamom. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 1.5 hours, stirring occasionally. Mix in sugar, adjust seasoning and simmer 30 minutes more.
EASY ALTERNATE: cook chicken and onions as above, then add ALL the remaining ingredients to the skillet, stir until well blended and heated to a boil. Then pour stew into a casserole dish, cover and bake in 350 F degree oven for 1.5 to 2 hours. Serve over lentils, rice or potatoes.

Serving Size: Makes 12 half cup servings

Number of Servings: 12

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KAT7777.