• prep: 24 hr
  • cook: 7 min
  • total: 24 hr 7 min
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  • Summary

    This Persian fried chicken is the light and flavorful kind of fried chicken that's perfect for a weeknight meal. Serve with a salad and your dinner is complete.

    Ingredients

    • ½ teaspoon saffron
    • 2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt
    • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
    • 2 ½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken tenders (or thighs)
    • 2 cups flour
    • 2 teaspoons paprika
    • 1 tablespoon dried mint
    • 1 tablespoon salt, more for sprinkling
    • ½ teaspoon black pepper
    • vegetable oil for frying
    • 1 cup walnut pieces
    • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1207 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 56 g 85.67%
    • Saturated Fat: 13 g 62.54%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 130 mg 43.44%
    • Sodium: 3196 mg 133.17%
    • Calcium: 157 mg 15.75%
    • Potassium: 283 mg 8.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 19.15%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 104 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 28.26%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 59 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 15.42%
    • Vitamin C 13.06%
    • Vitamin D 15.56%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch6
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat6
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total7 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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