Courtesy of Rainbow Bridge Natural Food Store
http://www.rainbowbridgeojai.com

Easy Moroccan Chicken with Dried Plums

Diet Type: Dairy Free

Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour

Ingredients:

  2 tablespoons olive oil
  4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  3 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
  1 can reduced sodium chicken broth
  3 medium carrots, sliced 1/3 inch thick
  1 cup pitted dried plums
  2 teaspoons ground Cumin
  1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  3/4 cup sliced green onions
  Salt and pepper
  Hot couscous, optional
  Lemon wedges, optional
  1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
 
Directions:

In large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Place chicken in skillet; cook 5-8 minutes or until browned, turning once. Add garlic; cook 2 minutes. Stir in broth, carrots, dried plums, Cumin and cinnamon. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Remove cover; cook and stir 10 minutes or until chicken centers are no longer pink, carrots are tender and sauce is slightly reduced. Stir in green onions and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve over couscous with lemon wedges, if desired. Pass almonds separately. Tip: To toast almonds, arrange in enven layer on baking sheet. Bake in 350 degree oven 5-7 minutes or until golden brown.

Servings: 4

Author: California Dried Plum Board

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 403
Calories from Fat 124
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g21%
  Saturated Fat 2g11%
  Mono Fat 8g 
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 493mg21%
Total Carbs 40g13%
  Dietary Fiber 6g24%
  Sugars 0g 
Protein 32g 
Iron27%
Calcium10%
Vitamin C11%
Vitamin E16%
Vitamin A138%
Vitamin B-127%
Vitamin B-640%
Pantothenic acid12%
Niacin74%
Riboflavin18%
Thiamin13%
Folate7%
Selenium48%
Manganese35%
Copper20%
Zinc11%
Potassium26%
Phosphorus32%
Magnesium19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.