Alicia’s Saffron Chicken Soup

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Flavors of the Sun: The Sahadi’s Guide to Understanding, Buying, and Using Middle Eastern Ingredients

By Christine Sahadi Whelan

Published 2021

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Talk about comfort food! This is the best kind of peasant dish: a warming, sustaining meal in a bowl that is packed with interesting flavors and textures, from chewy chorizo to silky cabbage. While not overtly spicy, the broth, thickened only with lightly crushed potatoes, delivers a slow burn thanks to a double dose of saffron and picante smoked paprika. It is so easy to make yet so richly flavored, you’ll want to serve it for a winter dinner gathering. You can make it a day ahead, but be