Aromatic-Herbed Chicken

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
30 mins
45 mins
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  1. Place chicken in a shallow dish; sprinkle with salt.
  2. Combine lemon rind and juice; drizzle lemon mixture over chicken.
  3. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  4. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place skillet over medium-high heat until hot.
  5. Add onion, and cook for 4-5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.
  6. Add garlic and gingerroot; cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Stir in cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves; cook for 2 additional minutes.
  8. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  9. Coat skillet with cooking spray and add oil.
  10. Place over medium-high heat until hot.
  11. Add chicken and cook for another 5 minutes.
  12. Turn chicken and sprinkle with cumin and next 3 ingredients.
  13. Cook for additional minutes or until golden.
  14. Add onion mixture and tomatoes and stir well.
  15. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 25 minutes or until chicken is tender.
  16. Remove and discard cinnamon stick and whole cloves.
  17. Add cilantro the last 5 minutes of cooking.