Duck with a Persian Sauce of Walnuts and Pomegranate

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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

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This is one of the most famous dishes of Persian cuisine, and deservedly so because it is so delicious. Fesenjan is usually served with chelo, Persian-Style Rice. Fresh pomegranate juice will work for this recipe, as will bottled pomegranate juice from the health food store. (Grenadine would not be right as it is much too bland and sweet.) Whichever pomegranate extract or juice you use, you will have to compensate for the sweetness or tartness, and cook th