Fesenjan

Description

Fesenjan is an Iranian dish traditionally made with duck or chicken. Serve fesenjan with rice.

Ingredients

1 duck (quartered)
1 onion (sliced)
10 oz walnut (ground)
2 1⁄2 c water
  seasoning (salt and pepper to taste)
4 T pomegranate (pomegranate juice)
2 T sugar

Instructions

  1. Remove all the excess fat from the duck and brown the quarters lightly in a large casserole.
  2. Lift out the duck and fry the onions until browned, then add the walnuts and water. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Return the duck to the pan, and bring the sauce to the boil. Simmer for about an hour until the duck is almost tender.
  4. Stir the pomegranate syrup and sugar into the lemon juice. Skim as much fat as possible from the casserole and then stir in the juice mixture.
  5. Simmer for another 30 minutes until the sauce is quite dark.

Notes

If the sauce is too thick, add a little more water.

Yield
6 servings
Preparation time
30
Cooking time
105
Total time
2 hours, 15 minutes

Fesenjan