Chicken With Saffron Jeweled Rice
45 mins (prep 15, cooking 30)
19 ingredients
4 servings
POSTED FOR CRAZE-E CONTEST, 2010. In Persian culture of both Iran and Afghanistan Nowruz (New Light, Persian New Year) is celebrated with friends and family. Food gifts such as Chicken with Saffron Jeweled Rice would be an excellent addition to the table spread of food. This is an adaption for the American kitchen of the traditional recipe, Morasa Polo.

Categories:  <-60-mins , pasta,-rice-and-grains , food-gift , rice , main-dish , one-dish-meal , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (83.91 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 347.81 Calories from Fat 127.26
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.14g 87.01%
Saturated Fat 7.89g 157.83%
Trans Fat 0.48g %
Cholesterol 31.8mg 42.4%
Sodium 96.53mg 16.09%
Total Carbohydrate 51.47g 68.63%
Dietary Fiber 2.63 g 42.07%
Sugars 9.5 g %
Protein 4.36g 34.9%
Vitamin A 401.43IU% Vitamin C 0.32mg%
Calcium 18.81mg% Iron 2.58mg%
*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 drumsticks, medium carrot, slivered almonds, rose water, lime wedge