El Mestouk Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 30 mins

El Mestouk

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"Not for the weak at heart, this one is a sweet chicken and fruit soup from Algeria. You must serve with a crusty baguette to soak up the sweet and tangy broth."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook the onion in the oil until it has softened and turned translucent, about 4 minutes. Stir in the raisins, apricots, lemon zest, lemon juice, and water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 5 minutes. Add the apples, and cook about 5 minutes longer until the apples soften. Season with additional cinnamon, salt, and pepper if desired. Stir in the shredded chicken before serving.
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Jan 03, 2011

This was awesome soup ... different but very good ... i didn't use the raisins (I hate raisins) and i used olive oil ... it was sweet but not too sweet.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 251 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 9.9 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 3.8 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 12.4 g
  • 25%
  • Sodium
  • 142 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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