Andreas Viestad's Chicken With Saffron and Cinnamon
1490 mins (prep 1440, cooking 50)
10 ingredients
4 servings
Another wonderful Andreas Viestad recipe, one of few for chicken. He adapted this one from a medieval Icelandic cookbook; the spices indicate that it probably was a dish for the wealthy. Amazingly, the amount of cinnamon is not overpowering here, and the dish is best with "skin-on" chicken. If you don't like chicken livers, substitute 1/2 chicken bouillon cube. Prep time includes a day of marinating (if you choose that option).

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Serving Size (504.31 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 756.59 Calories from Fat 398.97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 44.33g 272.78%
Saturated Fat 11.48g 229.67%
Trans Fat 0.3g %
Cholesterol 390.1mg 520.13%
Sodium 281.96mg 46.99%
Total Carbohydrate 4.66g 6.21%
Dietary Fiber 0.82 g 13.14%
Sugars 0.39 g %
Protein 79.71g 637.66%
Vitamin A 2.27IU% Vitamin C 0.53mg%
Calcium 40.46mg% Iron 4.07mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
chicken bouillon cube