Karen's Sweet & Savory Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 261.9
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 43.9 mg
  • Sodium: 149.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 23.3 g

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Number of Servings: 3


    Chicken Breast, no skin, 8 ounces
    Lime Juice, .5 lime
    Garlic, 6 tsp
    Yogurt, fat free plain, 3 oz
    Tumeric, .75 tsp
    Cumin seed, .75 tsp
    Mustard seed, yellow, .75 tsp
    Curry powder, 1 tsp
    Olive Oil, 1 tbsp
    Carrots, raw, .75 cup, chopped
    Peppers, sweet, red, fresh, 1 medium, chopped
    Onions, raw, .5 medium, chopped
    Peas, frozen, 1 cup
    Raisins, .25 cup
    Crushed red pepper (Optional)


Cut chicken into cubes, squeeze lime juice over the chicken, add garlic, yogurt, tumeric, cumin, powdered mustard, and curry powder. Add salt and pepper to taste. Toss well so the chicken and seasonings are well mixed. Marinade and chill for 30 minutes.

Heat oil in a medium skillet. Add chicken, but reserve the marinade. Saute on med/high heat chicken for 5 minutes, then add carrots. Saute for 5 minutes, then add peppers and onion. Add remaining marinade, reduce heat to med/low and cover. Simmer for 10 minutes covered. Add frozen peas, raisins, and crushed red pepper. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.

Serve over pasta.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KTWJAX1.