How To Cook Moroccan Chicken

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How To Cook Moroccan Chicken

 This recipe is thick with ’em, and your taste buds will be thick with Moroccan chicken pleasure. This exotic tasting dish is a delight to the crowd!

Preparation: 10 min Cooking: 30 min Supplement: 5 min Total: 45 min Portions: 4 Yield: 4 servings


1 pound boneless chicken breast, skinless –

2 teaspoons salt

1 onion,

2 cloves garlic,

2 carrots,

2 stalks celery,

sliced 1 tablespoon chopped 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 cup chicken broth

1 cup tomatoes crushed

1 cup canned chickpeas,

1 drained zucchini, sliced

1 tablespoon lemon juice


Steps 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Nutritional value per serving: 286 calories; 36g protein; 27.9g carbohydrates; 3.7g fat; 66.8mg cholesterol; 2127.8mg sodium. Complete nutrition

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