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    Moroccan Chicken Pastilla

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

    45 mins

    25 mins

    Darla Mays's Note:

    Another recipe from a good friend of mine taught me also who's from Morocco. When I first tasted it, it was soo delicious and I wanted more. It's a long process, but it's worth it!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large pot, put chicken cut into quarters with salt, pepper and ginger along with enough water to cover. Cook on heat heat until chicken is soft and falling from the bones. Remove from liquid, skin and debone the chicken, and cut meat into small pieces and set aside.
    2. 2
      In same large pot, add the six eggs one by one, beating as you go. When all are beaten in and almost set, remove mixture and let cool, dividing into two parts and discarding any liquid. Chop the browned almonds and divide into two.
    3. 3
      In a 9x12 inch baking dish, begin the assembly by placing four sheets of the philo dough, brushing oil over each sheet before placing the next on top. Next, place in 1/2 the egg mixture and sprinkle sugar and cinnamon on top. Place two more philo sheets (with oil between), and place 1/2 the chicken. Sprinkle this with sugar and cinammon too. Next Place 2 more philo sheets (with oil between), and place 1/2 the almond mixture in, sprinkling with sugar and cinammon on top. Cover this with 2 more philo sheets, and start this assembly process again. Two sheets philo, almonds, two sheets philo, chicken, two sheets philo, eggs, two sheets philo.
    4. 4
      Brush the top of the last sheets of philo with beaten egg. Bake at 350 degrees until golden, 25-35 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 14, 2007

      What happened to the caramelized onions!!! This is the core of the recipe plus coriander, saffron, orange blossom water etc...

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    Nutritional Facts for Moroccan Chicken Pastilla

    Serving Size: 1 (424 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1751.4
     
    Calories from Fat 572
    32%
    Total Fat 63.5 g
    97%
    Saturated Fat 9.9 g
    49%
    Cholesterol 385.6 mg
    128%
    Sodium 1878.6 mg
    78%
    Total Carbohydrate 223.2 g
    74%
    Dietary Fiber 14.6 g
    58%
    Sugars 54.6 g
    218%
    Protein 73.9 g
    147%

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