Orange Chicken Koresh Iranian

Recipe by Dienia B.
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat sesame oil; saute chicken; remove chicken to a platter.
  • Add onions to oil; add orange zest, cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper; stir.
  • Add chicken back; roll chicken around to coat in the spices.
  • Add orange juice; bring to near boil; cook 20 minutes covered; stir occasionally so it doesn't burn.
  • Cook on low until chicken becomes tender.
  • Combine vinegar, lime juice, sugar, and saffron water in medium saucepan; heat for 10 minutes until hot; add orange segments; stir well.
  • Add carrots, almonds and pistachio nuts to chicken mixture and cook for 15 minutes more.
  • When done add lime juice mixture; stir.
  • Garnish with herbs like cilantro.
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