MOROCCAN CHICKEN

 

  • Cooking Time: 50
  • Servings: 4 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 30

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 chicken thighs, skinned
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounce) stewed tomatoes (no salt added)
  • 1/2 cup dried plum (prune) juice or orange juice
  • 6 pitted dried plums (prunes), diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 1/3 cups boiling water 1 cup plain tabbouleh
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley

Directions

  • Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and brown on one side. Turn and add the onion; continue cooking until the onion and chicken are browned. Drain the excess fat. Stir in the tomatoes, juice, dried plums, allspice, salt and pepper. Cover and cook 5 minutes over medium heat.
  • Uncover and simmer about 10 minutes, until the sauce thickens and the chicken is done; turning the chicken and stirring the sauce occasionally.
  • Meanwhile combine the boiling water and tabbouleh in a medium saucepan. Cover and rest for 5 minutes. Add the parsley to tabbouleh and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve the chicken and sauce on a bed of tabbouleh.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 360; Fat 10g; Saturated fat 2g; Cholesterol 55mg; Sodium 470mg; Total Carbohydrate 52g; Fiber 11g; Protein 20g; Vitamin A 25%DV*; Vitamin C 40%DV; Calcium 8%DV; Iron 20%DV
  • *Daily Value

Notes

Moroccan Chicken makes a flavorful and healthful addition to the dinner menu. In this quick dish a distinctive combination of dried plums, stewed tomatoes and spices, served with a simple tabbouleh, gives chicken an ethnic twist. And the flavorful canned tomatoes and dried plums add nutrient-rich vegetables and fruits to a great dish!

Categories: Poultry 

Author Credit: Mealtime.org

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