The flavors of this dish were swimming around in my mind for a few days. Finally, I took the leap and made it. I used my pressure cooker to do the Persian Saffron Rice and it turned out fabulously. There was plenty left over for some more meals. The savory, sweet, sour and crunchy elements in this dish really sang to me. I think that they will to you.
1 pound of chicken thighs, skin removed.
1 cup of Olive Oil
3 tablespoons hot smoked paprika
5 tablespoons Vik’s Garlic Fix (or your favorite garlic salt blend)
I sweet onion minced
4 garlic cloves minced
1 Tbs cinnamon
1 Tbs ground cardamon
1/4 cup golden raisins, plumped in hot water and strained
2 TBS corn starch dissolved in 3 TBS water
1/2 cup of pomegranate syrup or molasses
1/2 cup maple syrup
Zest and juice of one…
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