Roast Chicken With Dried Fruit And Almonds Recipe

Roast Chicken With Dried Fruit And Almonds is perfect for all the all the chicken lovers out there. This flavors and texture of this chicken dish is simply irresistible. Try this brilliant Roast Chicken With Dried Fruit And Almonds recipe!


MethodMain Ingredient


 Olive oil7 Tablespoon, divided
 Onions3 Pound, thinly sliced
 Pitted prunes1 Pound, halved
 Pitted dates12 Ounce, halved
 Dried apricot halves10 Ounce
 Sugar3 Tablespoon
 Ground cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Chickens9 Pound, rinsed and patted dry
 Turmeric1 Teaspoon, divided
 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Blanched slivered almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), toasted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 13545 Calories from Fat 7048

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 782 g1202.7%

Saturated Fat 195.1 g975.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 3061.6 mg

Sodium 2991.3 mg124.6%

Total Carbohydrates 835 g278.3%

Dietary Fiber 110.2 g440.8%

Sugars 569.8 g

Protein 827 g1654.9%

Vitamin A 400.2% Vitamin C 302.2%

Calcium 157.6% Iron 334.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat 6 tablespoons olive oil in heavy large skillet over medium high heat.
Add onions and saute until deep golden brown, about 30 minutes; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Transfer onions to large bowl; mix in prunes, dates, apricots, sugar, and cinnamon, do ahead can be made I day ahead.
Cover and chill.
Preheat oven to 350CF.
Spread fruit mixture over bottom of large roasting pan.
Tuck chicken wing tips under.
Rub each chicken with 1/2 tablespoon remaining olive oil and 1/2 teaspoon turmeric.
Sprinkle each with salt and pepper; place chickens, side by side, atop fruit mixture.
Pour 1 1/2 cups water around chickens.
Roast chickens 1 hour.
Turn pan around; add more water to fruit mixture by 1/4 cupf uls if beginning to dry.
Continue to roast chickens until brown and juices run clear when thigh is pierced, about 45 minutes.
Transfer chickens to carving board; let stand 10 minutes.
Spoon fruit onto platter; top with chickens and any accumulated juices.
Sprinkle with almonds and serve.