Roast Chicken with Preserved Lemons and Root Vegetables
Roast Chicken with Preserved Lemons and Root Vegetables
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    Prepare an authentic Moroccan meal at home with this flavorful recipe from "Mourad: New Moroccan," by Mourad Lahlou.

    Ingredients

    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 1/2 cups coarse salt
    • 2 lemons, quartered
    • 1 cup cracked green olives in brine
    • 12 flat-leaf parsley sprigs
    • 3 tablespoons sliced garlic
    • 1 tablespoon Tellicherry peppercorns
    • 8 sprigs fresh thyme
    • 10 bay leaves
    • 16 cups ice cubes
    • 2 (3 1/2-pound) chickens, trimmed of excess fat
    • 3 Preserved Lemons
    • 8 fresh thyme sprigs
    • Coarse salt
    • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
    • 12 medium turnips, peeled and halved lengthwise
    • 12 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
    • 8 cipollini onions, about 1 1/2 inches in diameter, peeled and root ends trimmed
    • 4 small parsnips, peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
    • 3 small rutabagas, peeled and quartered lengthwise
    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 2 teaspoons coarsely chopped fresh thyme
    • 18 cloves garlic
    • 1 tablespoon preserved lemon liquid
    • 2 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces
    • 2 teaspoons chopped flat-leaf parsley

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 960 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 58 g 89.33%
    • Saturated Fat: 20 g 102.08%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 274 mg 91.18%
    • Sodium: 23613 mg 983.88%
    • Calcium: 66 mg 6.56%
    • Potassium: 638 mg 18.24%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.87%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 28 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.95%
    • Sugar: 25 g
    • Protein: 75 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 8 g
    • Vitamin A 25.52%
    • Vitamin C 14.88%
    • Vitamin D 1.32%
    • * 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 - Fat7
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat11
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total10 oz-eq

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