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Moroccan Chicken
Moroccan Chicken

Category: Main Dish | Serves: 4

(248 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 280
Protein: 28 g
Carbs: 14 g
Fat: 11 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 294 mg
Fiber: 2 g

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Sweet, spicy and savory ingredients come together nicely in this dish. This common theme in Moroccan cuisine will both surprise and delight you!
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/4 cup chopped almonds
2 cloves garlic, minced
8 chicken thighs, skinned and boned
1 cup bottled salsa
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons dried currants
1 tablespoon honey
3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 Heat oil in skillet over medium high heat until hot. Add almonds and cook until golden brown. Remove with slotted spoon and set aside.
2 Add garlic and chicken to same skillet that almonds were cooked in. Saute, turning once, for 5 minutes or until browned.
3 Mix together salsa, water, currants, honey, cumin and cinnamon. Add mixture to chicken and stir well. Reduce heat to medium, cover and cook. Stir and baste occasionally for 20 minutes. Add more water if necessary.
4 Top with chopped almonds. Try serving over 1/2 - 1 cup whole wheat couscous or brown rice.

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(248 ratings)
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What kind of salsa should i use??
Sep 24, 2009
Reviewed By: Diet.com Member
Easy dish, I`d definitely do it again. Slightly on the bland side.
Mar 28, 2008
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