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Passover Meat and Poultry Mains

Roast Chicken is a traditional Jewish holiday favorite, but brisket, turkey and lamb are especially popular meat dishes for the Passover Seder. These recipes are chametz-free, so you can enjoy them throughout Pesach.

Chicken with Prunes Tsimmes (Meat)

Turkey and Wine Roast (Meat, Passover)
Turkey is a nice idea for the Passover Seder as it is more special than chicken and lighter than meat. This Turkey and Wine Roast, from Tamar Ansh's Passover cookbook A Taste of Tradition: Pesach - Anything's Possible!, is simple, delicious and prepared the day before the holiday. In addition, left-overs are perfect for Chol HaMoed.

Honeyed White Wine Chicken with Lemon & Olives (Meat)
A recipe for chicken baked in a honey wine sauce, with green olives and lemon.

All About Brisket
Brisket is a favorite Jewish holiday entree. Learn how to prepared a great brisket, and choose the best brisket recipe for your family's Passover celebration.

Apricot Chicken (Meat)
So simple and so good! This Apricot Chicken is my family's favorite saucy chicken recipe. I like to make it for Shabbat lunch because it is moist enough to serve the day after baked.

Dry Rub Short Ribs - Susie Fishbein (Meat)
Susie Fishbein includes this recipe for Dry Rub Short Ribs in her Passover by Design cookbook. She writes that the slow braise in wine makes these ribs melt-in-your-mouth delicious. And she suggests serving them over mashed potatoes.

E.T.'s Lemon Marinade (Meat)
This marinade couldn't be easier. It works great with all kinds of poultry, but we usually use this marinade on boneless chicken breasts. For best flavor, make sure to use fresh lemons and garlic.

Lemon Olive Roast Chicken (Meat)
Bring a taste of Israel to your Shabbat table by serving this Lemon Olive Roast Chicken for the Friday night Sabbath dinner. This chicken is especially popular in Moroccan Jewish homes, where it was often served with couscous or rice.

Roast Turkey w Caramelize Onion-Balsamic Gravy - Susie Fishbein (Meat)
If Susie Fishbein writes "I love this turkey recipe", then I've got to make it! Since every Fishbein recipe I've tried has been a huge success, I'm going to use her kosher Roast Turkey with Caramelized Onion-Balsamic Gravy recipe this Thanksgiving.

Shabbos Roast Chicken (Meat)
This simple and delicious roast chicken has become a regular feature on our Friday night Shabbos dinner table. You can vary it by using different vegetables each week. And you can use whole or pre-cut pieces of chicken, depending on what is on sale at the meal counter. I think the trick is having a good roasting pan that seals in the juices and...

Simple Roast Chicken (Meat)
Roast chicken proves that sometimes simple is better. Simply mix spices, coat chicken and then roast in the oven. You can make preparation and serving even easier by buying a chicken cut into eighths. The result is a moist and flavorful chicken entree that everyone will love.

Sweet Brisket (Meat, Passover)
Brisket, when correctly cooked and cut, is festive, fragrant, flavorful, and fork-tender. Enjoy this popular cut of breast meat during the Passover Seder.

Epicurious.com: Spiced Brisket with Leeks and Dried Apricots
To lessen Passover Seder day stress, cook as much of the Seder meal in advance as possible. This brisket can be cooked up to two days in advance of serving.

KosherCooking.com: Passover Meat, Poultry & Fish Dishes
KosherCooking.com offers this short list of recipes for simple and sure-to-succeed kosher-for-Passover entrees. The list includes Brisket, Low-Fat Chicken in Orange Sauce, Sweet-N-Sour Meatballs, Roast Chicken with Cinnamon, Apricots and Apples, and Passover Chicken and Chips.

Easy Sweet and Sour Brisket for Passover Seder
I got this recipe from my friend Rachel, who got it from her mom. Months later, while flipping through one of Susie Fishbein's books, I found this same recipe. Whether from Rachel's mom or Susie, this Sweet and Sour Brisket is a great Passover Seder recipe. It consists of four easy-to-find kosher-for-Passover ingredients, can be prepared in...

Passover Turkey Burgers
Given the cumbersome nature of Passover cooking, it makes a lot of sense to double recipes and freeze. I bring this ground meat home from the butcher, immediately prepare the burgers by adding vegetables, eggs, matzah meal and spices, form the patties and freeze. Then throughout the holiday, whenever we want burgers, we just take them out of the...

Passover Seder Chicken
I was looking for a chicken recipe for Passover Seder that would be different than my regular Shabbos chicken recipe and festive enough for the special Seder meal. My cousin Meryll emailed me her adaptation (simplification) of Joan Nathan's Patchke Pesah Chicken. The sauteed shallots, shittake mushrooms and sun dried tomatoes give the chicken...

Baked Onion Chicken
My sister-in-law brought this Onion Chicken to our Passover Seder. It was moist, sweet, and so delicious that I plan to make it for my family year round. You can add this baked chicken recipe to your collection of Shabbos chicken recipes.

RFCJ Newsgroup: Pesach Meats
RFCJ Newsgroup (rec.food.cuisine.jewish) archives recipes sent in from different Jewish ethnic streams (Sephardic, Ashkenazic, Yemenite, etc.) and communities around the world. Recipes posted to this newsgroup respect the basic framework of the Jewish dietary laws. The recipes separate dairy and meat, and they do not call for non-kosher ingredients.

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