Moroccan Chicken Breasts

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 194.2
  • Total Fat: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 68.4 mg
  • Sodium: 964.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 28.1 g

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Chicken Breasts Marinated With a Moroccan Spice Rub. Grill or Bake Chicken Breasts Marinated With a Moroccan Spice Rub. Grill or Bake
Number of Servings: 4


    4 Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breast Halves

    Spice Mix
    (Best if you can toast and grind whole spices.)
    1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
    1/4 tsp ground cloves
    1 tsp cayenne pepper
    1 tsp fennel seed, ground
    2 tsp ground cumin
    1 tsp ground coriander seed (not leaf)
    1 tbsp paprika
    1-1/2 tsp salt
    1 tsp brown sugar

    4 tsp olive oil
    2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    Juice of 1 lemon (about 2 tbsp)
    1-2 tsp lemon zest (yellow only) finely chopped


Wash chicken pieces, dry well, and set aside.

Combine spices and mix until well blended. Add garlic, lemon zest, olive oil and lemon juice to make a paste. Rub paste evenly over chicken pieces, place in covered dish or plastic bag and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, over night if you have time.

Bake in 400 deg. oven, or grill until cooked through.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DOGSHOUSE.

TAGS:  Poultry |

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  • Incredible!
    Delicious. Easy to make with a nice flavor. I like spicy, so I marinated the chicken overnight. - 4/27/11

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  • Incredible!
    Great and tasty, though I omit the salt. :-) - 7/23/09

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