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Turkish Guinea Fowl

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This Turkish Guinea Fowl is a complete meal in itself ! This fruited, herbed and seasoned guinea fowl and rice dish is very satiating ! Tell me if you like this Turkish Guinea Fowl.
  Guinea fowl 1
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onions 3
  Parsley stalks 4
  Bay leaf 1
  Peppercorns 8
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Stock 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Raisins 4 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped herbs 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Almond halves 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon

Preheat oven to 325°F.
1. Brown guinea fowl all over in oil. Then put into a large pan or casserole and barely cover with water. Add 2 sliced onions, parsley stalks, bay leaf, peppercorns, and salt. Cook gently until tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Drain and let cool, reserving stock for cooking rice.
2. Heat 3-4 tablespoons butter in pan, cook one chopped onion and crushed garlic until golden. Add rice and cook for a few minutes. Pour in 3 cups stock and bring to a boil. Add raisins, herbs, cinnamon, and seasoning. Cut guinea fowl meat into good-sized chunks and add to rice mixture. Cover dish and cook in oven for 20-30 minutes until all liquid has been absorbed and guinea fowl is tender. Sprinkle top with browned almonds and chopped parsley

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4597 Calories from Fat 1942

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 219 g337.3%

Saturated Fat 66.6 g332.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1231.1 mg410.4%

Sodium 2140.8 mg89.2%

Total Carbohydrates 252 g84%

Dietary Fiber 20.9 g83.5%

Sugars 55.3 g

Protein 393 g786.1%

Vitamin A 105.7% Vitamin C 140%

Calcium 59.4% Iron 111.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turkish Guinea Fowl Recipe