Chicken with Spring Peas

Poyo Kon Bizelas

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sephardic Flavors: Jewish Cooking of the Mediterranean

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 2000

  • About

When fresh peas are sweet, they are a seasonal delight that make this dish both beautiful to look at and delicious to eat. Even in spring, however, not all fresh peas are tender and sweet, so if the sample pea you taste at the market is starchy, it is fine to use frozen peas, as they are usually consistently sweet and tender. The celery is not essential, but it does contribute moisture and a certain leafy character to the dish. This chicken preparation is very much