Moroccan Chicken

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Moroccan Chicken makes a flavorful and healthful addition to the dinner menu. In this quick dish a distinctive combination of dried plums, stewed tomatoes and spices, served with a simple tabbouleh, gives chicken an ethnic twist. And the flavorful canned tomatoes and dried plums add nutrient-rich vegetables and fruits to a great dish!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 chicken thighs, skinned
  • 12 onion, chopped
  • 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can stewed tomatoes (no salt added)
  • 12 cup dried plum juice (prune) or 12 cup orange juice
  • 6 pitted dried plums, diced (prunes)
  • 14 teaspoon ground allspice
  • kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 13 cups boiling water 1 cup plain tabbouleh salad
  • 12 cup chopped parsley

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and brown on one side. Turn and add the onion; continue cooking until the onion and chicken are browned. Drain the excess fat. Stir in the tomatoes, juice, dried plums, allspice, salt and pepper. Cover and cook 5 minutes over medium heat.
  2. Uncover and simmer about 10 minutes, until the sauce thickens and the chicken is done; turning the chicken and stirring the sauce occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile combine the boiling water and tabbouleh in a medium saucepan. Cover and rest for 5 minutes. Add the parsley to tabbouleh and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve the chicken and sauce on a bed of tabbouleh.
  4. Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 360; Fat 10g; Saturated fat 2g; Cholesterol 55mg; Sodium 470mg; Total Carbohydrate 52g; Fiber 11g; Protein 20g; Vitamin A 25%DV*; Vitamin C 40%DV; Calcium 8%DV; Iron 20%DV.
  5. *Daily Value.

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