Spaghetti with Saffron Chicken

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13Ingredients
35Minutes
920Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound chicken breasts (cut into strips)
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads (ground)
  • 1 yellow onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch cardamom
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 bunch green onions (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 bunch parsley leaves (chopped)
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    Directions

    1. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water according to the package instructions. Heat half of the butter in a frying pan and fry the chicken strips for around 8-10 minutes. Season with salt, pepper and saffron.
    2. Remove the meat from the pan. Add the onion and garlic to the pan, and melt the rest of the butter in it. Add the flour, cinnamon and ground cardamom and sauté briefly. Add the cream and stock gradually while stirring constantly, and thicken over a low heat for about 10 minutes. Season to taste. Finally add the chicken and green onions to the pan. Drain the pasta, rinse with cold water and drain well. Serve mixed together with the chicken and sauce. Sprinkle with parsley to garnish.
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    NutritionView More

    920Calories
    Sodium13% DV320mg
    Fat65% DV42g
    Protein84% DV43g
    Carbs32% DV95g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories920Calories from Fat380
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat42g65%
    Saturated Fat23g115%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol195mg65%
    Sodium320mg13%
    Potassium880mg25%
    Protein43g84%
    Calories from Fat380
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate95g32%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Sugars6g12%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C15%
    Calcium10%
    Iron20%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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