Moroccan Chicken and Barley Pilaf

Recipe by Stephanie Z.
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, sauté onion and carrots in olive oil over medium heat for about 5-10 minutes until onion begins to soften.
  • Add garlic, cinnamon, cumin, and barley; stir to coat.
  • Add chicken broth, sherry, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil, cover pan, and reduce heat to simmer for about 40-45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until liquid is absorbed.
  • When barley is nearly done, heat butter in skillet. Add chicken, cherry tomatoes, apples, pecans, raisins, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Sauté 5 minutes until heated through.
  • Mix with barley.
  • Serve with lemon wedges.