Moroccan Chicken

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Spices, spices, spices! This recipe is thick with 'em, and your taste buds will be thick with pleasure from Moroccan Chicken. This flavorful dish is a definite crowd pleaser!

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast meat - cubed

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 carrots, sliced

  • 2 stalks celery, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root

  • ½ teaspoon paprika

  • ¾ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne pepper

  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth

  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes

  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained

  • 1 zucchini, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. Season chicken with salt and brown in a large saucepan over medium heat until almost cooked through. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.

  2. Saute onion, garlic, carrots and celery in same pan. When tender, stir in ginger, paprika, cumin, oregano, cayenne pepper and turmeric; stir fry for about 1 minute, then mix in broth and tomatoes. Return chicken to pan, reduce heat to low and simmer for about 10 minutes.

  3. Add chickpeas and zucchini to pan and bring to simmering once again; cover pan and cook for about 15 minutes, or until zucchini is cooked through and tender. Stir in lemon juice and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

286 Calories
4g Fat
28g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 286
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 67mg 22%
Sodium 2128mg 93%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 25mg 123%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 1086mg 23%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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