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Moroccan Spiced Chicken and Fennel Recipe

Looking for an easy Moroccan Spiced Chicken and Fennel recipe? Learn how to make Moroccan Spiced Chicken and Fennel using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by busybibi

Makes 4 servings



A typical Moroccan dish that has a wonderful blend of savoury flavours. I could not believe how good it tasted with the orange and fennel together and you can always add a few raisins to punch it up! A very healthy, balanced and delicious meal.

Recipe Ingredients for Moroccan Spiced Chicken and Fennel

1/2 tsp Quality Spices Cumin
1 tsp Paprika
1/2 tsp Spices Ground Coriander
1 tsp Ginger Root
5 grams Sea Salt
1/4 tbsp Pepper, Black
2 breast, bone and skin removed Chicken, Breast, Meat Only
1 serving Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 cup, sliced Fennel, Bulb
1 medium raw Onion Red
1 cup Orange Juice
1/20 cup Cornstarch

Recipe Directions for Moroccan Spiced Chicken and Fennel

  1. Combine spices with pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Season chicken to coat both sides.

  2. Preheat large nonstick skillet, add olive oil. Cook chicken breasts about 5 minutes each side. Remove chicken and keep warm.

  3. Add the fennel and onions to the pan and saute for 7 mnutes or so. The fennel should be tender but not mushy. If the pan appears to be too dry, add a tablespoon of water. Should be enough to moisten without steaming the vegetables.

  4. Boil two cups of water with 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Add couscous to water and turn off heat. Cover and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff the grains before serving.

  5. Add juice, broth and the last 1/4 teasppon salt and bring to a boil for about 1 minute. Add constarch mixed in 1 tablespoon of water. Stir until it just begins to thicken, about 2-3 minutes.

  6. Add chicken and chopped fennel , cook 2 more minutes.

  7. Spoon coucous onto plate, with chicken and fennel and onions. Spoon portion of sauce on top.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 236.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
234
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.7g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
73mg
24%
Sodium
231mg
10%
Potassium
958mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
14.0g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
7.0g
Protein
28.9g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%
* 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
A-
  Good points
  • High in niacin
  • High in potassium
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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