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Chicken Basteeya

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David Lebovitz
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low carb
Nutrition per serving    (USDA % daily values)
CAL
818
FAT
170%
CHOL
185%
SOD
26%
Uploaded by: David Lebovitz

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Ingredients for 4 servings

1 1/4-pounds (600g) chicken thighs (leg and thigh attached), 2 to 3 thighs depending on size

Salt and freshly ground pepper

2 tablespoon vegetable oil or clarified butter

1 medium onion, peeled and diced

2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

2-inch (5cm) fresh ginger, peeled and minced

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

2 cups (500ml) water

4 eggs

1 scant cup (120g) blanched almonds (see Note)

3 tablespoons powdered sugar

1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon orange flower water

Zest of 1 lemon, and the juice of 1/2 of the lemon

1/4 cup (15g) chopped parsley

1/4 cup (15g) chopped cilantro

7 sheets of filo dough, thawed, if frozen

5 tablespoons (70g) melted unsalted butter

Additional powdered sugar and cinnamon for dusting the finished basteeya