Moroccan Chicken with Fruit and Olive Topping Recipe

Looking for an easy Moroccan Chicken with Fruit and Olive Topping recipe? Learn how to make Moroccan Chicken with Fruit and Olive Topping using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dirtysole

Makes 4 servings



"The pairing of dried fruit and olives is also characteristic of other North African cuisines, such as Tunisian and Algerian. Serve over Israeli couscous, a pearl-like pasta; sprinkle with chopped green onions." -from cookinglight.com

Recipe Ingredients for Moroccan Chicken with Fruit and Olive Topping

1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
24 ounces skinless, boneless chicken
1/2 cup onion
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
3/4 cup dried mixed fruit
4 ounces white wine
1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
56 grams chopped pitted green olives
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Recipe Directions for Moroccan Chicken with Fruit and Olive Topping

  1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and thyme evenly over chicken. Add chicken to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan; cover and keep warm.

  2. Heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil in pan. Add onion to pan; sauté 2 minutes until tender. Add garlic to pan; sauté 30 seconds. Add fruit and remaining ingredients to pan; cook 5 minutes or until liquid almost evaporates.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish, Moroccan

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 315.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
289
Calories from Fat
74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.2g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
99mg
33%
Sodium
823mg
34%
Potassium
129mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
15.4g
5%
Dietary Fiber
1.7g
7%
Sugars
1.1g
Protein
36.2g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 62%
Calcium 3% Iron 5%
* 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
D-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
  • Contains alcohol
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