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Circassian Chicken

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  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Medium, cut into 1-inch pieces
  Onion 1⁄2 Medium, coarsely chopped
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Whole chicken breast 1 (Retain Bone And Skin)
  Walnuts 3 Ounce (2/3 Cup)
  Firm white bread slice 1
  Minced onion 1 Tablespoon
  Hungarian sweet paprika 1 Teaspoon (Garnish)

Combine water, carrot, onion and parsley in heavy medium saucepan.
Cover and bring to boil over high heat.
Remove from heat and add chicken breast.
Cover and let stand at room temperature for 2 hours.
Discard skin and bones from chicken (reserve broth).
Halve meat lengthwise, then cut into small pieces crosswise, retaining shape of breast.
Wrap in plastic and refrigerate.
Strain cooking liquid.
Return to saucepan and boil over high heat until reduced to 1/2 cup, about 25 minutes.
Mix walnuts, bread and minced onion in processor or blender.
With machine running, slowly add reduced chicken broth and blend mixture thoroughly.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 940 Calories from Fat 488

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89%

Saturated Fat 5.8 g29.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 99.8 mg33.3%

Sodium 271.3 mg11.3%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.6%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g38.7%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 56 g111.5%

Vitamin A 209.7% Vitamin C 29.3%

Calcium 14.9% Iron 23.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Circassian Chicken Recipe