Roast Chicken With Dried Fruit and Almonds Recipe

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Roast Chicken With Dried Fruit and Almonds
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  1. Heat 6 tablespoons olive oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and sauté until deep golden brown, about 20 minutes; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer onions to large bowl; mix in prunes, dates, apricots, sugar, and cinnamon.
  4. Do ahead Can be made 1 day ahead.
  5. Cover and chill.
  6. Preheat oven to 350°F Spread fruit mixture over bottom of large roasting pan.
  7. Tuck chicken wing tips under.
  8. Rub each chicken with 1/2 tablespoon remaining olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon turmeric.
  9. Sprinkle each with salt and pepper; place chickens, side by side, atop fruit mixture. Pour 11/2 cups water around chickens.
  10. Roast chickens 1 hour.
  11. Turn pan around; add more water to fruit mixture by 1/4 cupfuls if beginning to dry.
  12. Continue to roast chickens until brown and juices run clear when thigh is pierced, about 45 minutes.
  13. Transfer chickens to carving board; let stand 10 minutes.
  14. Spoon fruit onto platter; top with chickens and any accumulated juices.
  15. Sprinkle with almonds and serve.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 736.1 Kcal (3082 kJ)
Calories from fat 207.96 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23.11g 36%
Cholesterol 267.57mg 89%
Sodium 113.92mg 5%
Potassium 1764.51mg 38%
Total Carbs 112.67g 38%
Sugars 79.17g 317%
Dietary Fiber 11.7g 47%
Protein 27.09g 54%
Vitamin C 29.3mg 49%
Vitamin A 3.4mg 113%
Iron 9.3mg 51%
Calcium 144.4mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 151.01 Kcal (632 kJ)
Calories from fat 42.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.74g 36%
Cholesterol 54.89mg 89%
Sodium 23.37mg 5%
Potassium 362mg 38%
Total Carbs 23.11g 38%
Sugars 16.24g 317%
Dietary Fiber 2.4g 47%
Protein 5.56g 54%
Vitamin C 6mg 49%
Vitamin A 0.7mg 113%
Iron 1.9mg 51%
Calcium 29.6mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.8
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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