Traditional Algerian Rechta (Noodles) - Family Recipe!
105 mins (prep 45, cooking 60)
17 ingredients
8 servings
Rechta (pronunced rish-ta) is a dish comprising of flat noodles and a chicken sauce (Marga bil djedj). Many people buy rechta noodles from the market already made - as many women add to their income by selling them. Rechta noodles keep very well in the freezer. You'll need a pasta machine for this recipe...

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Serving Size (282.05 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 470.75 Calories from Fat 77.22
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.58g 105.64%
Saturated Fat 1.96g 78.31%
Trans Fat 0.05g %
Cholesterol 4.73mg 12.62%
Sodium 905.76mg 301.92%
Total Carbohydrate 85.23g 227.29%
Dietary Fiber 9.84 g 314.92%
Sugars 11.13 g %
Protein 15.45g 247.2%
Vitamin A 168.52IU% Vitamin C 20.06mg%
Calcium 139.83mg% Iron 5.36mg%
*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 pieces, spice mix, long