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Quick Chicken Taj Mahal

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 lb Skinless boneless chicken
  • -breast; cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 md Onion; chopped
  • 2 c Chicken broth; or less
  • 1 c Raisins or currants
  • 1/3 c Dried apricots or peaches;
  • -cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 ts Saffron threads; soaked in
  • -lemon
  • 1/2 Lemon, juiced
  • 1 ts Ground turmeric
  • 1 ts Ground fenugreek; optional
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 ts Ground coriander seed
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 c Blanched slivered almonds;
  • -toasted for garnish


Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the chicken and the onion and stir-fry 10
minutes, the until chicken is well browned on all sides and the onion is
soft. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the chicken broth, the raisins, dried fruit,
saffron-lemon juice mixture, turmeric, fenugreek, cinnamon, cayenne, and
coriander seed. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 5 to 10
minutes, until chicken is cooked through and flavors are married. Add salt
and pepper to taste. Garnish with the almonds.

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