Quick Moroccan-Spiced Chicken

Our dietitians' favourite

Serve over whole wheat couscous with green vegetables.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 20 min
Yields 4 servings
quick moroccan spiced chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) butter
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) dried mint
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb (450 g) chicken breast cut into strips
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) chopped dried apricots
  • and/or raisins
  • 2 cups (500 mL) Milk
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cornstarch
  • 2 oranges peeled and chopped

Preparation

In a large non-stick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Sauté onion, paprika, cumin, mint, cinnamon, salt and pepper until onion is softened. Add chicken; sauté for 3 minutes. Add dried fruit.

Whisk a small amount of milk into cornstarch until smooth; whisk in remaining milk. Stir into skillet. Simmer, stirring, until chicken is no longer pink inside, 4-5 minutes. Top with oranges.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 307 Calories
Protein: 32 g
Carbohydrate: 30 g
Fat: 7 g
Fibre: 2.9 g
Sodium: 242 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 19 % / 207 mg
Selenium: 90 %
Vitamin C: 65 %
Vitamin B6: 61 %
Niacin: 59 %