Easy Moroccan Chicken with Dried Plums Recipe

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Submitted by christinavt

Makes 4 servings



For a very traditional meal, serve over couscous. Adapted from the California Dried Plum Board. olive oil, chicken breast halves, garlic cloves, chicken broth, medium carrots, dried plums, cumin, cinnamon, green onions, salt and pepper, couscous (optional), lemon wedges (optional), slivered almonds cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Easy Moroccan Chicken with Dried Plums

2 tablespoons olive oil
14 ounces (4 boneless, skinless halves) chicken breast , cooked per recipe, net from 18 ounces fresh
3 (large) garlic cloves, finely chopped
14 ounces (fat free, reduced sodium) chicken broth (105273)
3 medium carrots, sliced 1/3 inch thick
1 cup pitted prunes
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
3/4 cup sliced green onions
1 salt and pepper to taste
36 g (1/3 cup slivered) almonds, toasted

Recipe Directions for Easy Moroccan Chicken with Dried Plums

  1. In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Place chicken in skillet; cook 5-8 minutes or until browned, turning once.

  2. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes.

  3. Stir in broth, carrots, dried plums, cumin and cinnamon. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.

  4. Remove cover; cook and stir 10 minutes or until chicken centers are no longer pink, carrots are tender and sauce is slightly reduced.

  5. Stir in green onions and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  6. Serve over couscous with lemon wedges, if desired. Pass almonds separately.

  7. Cooking Tip: To toast almonds, arrange in even layer on baking sheet. Bake in 350 degree oven 5-7 minutes or until golden brown.

Categories

Chicken, Fruits, Vegetables, Main Dish, American, Moroccan, Fry, Simmer, Sugar-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 325.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
408
Calories from Fat
142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.8g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
76mg
25%
Sodium
289mg
12%
Potassium
786mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
36.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
6.5g
26%
Sugars
19.2g
Protein
33.0g
Vitamin A 121% Vitamin C 13%
Calcium 11% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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