(Main) Chicken Berber

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 176.4
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 58.0 mg
  • Sodium: 534.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 7.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 24.2 g

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Moroccan style dish. Moroccan style dish.
Number of Servings: 1


    4 servings:
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    8 chicken thighs (about 2 pounds), skinned
    3/4 teaspoon black pepper, divided
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    2 cups chopped onion
    1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic
    2 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1 teaspoon paprika
    1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
    Dash of ground red pepper
    1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
    1 bay leaf

    2/3 cup pitted green olives
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle chicken with 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add chicken to pan; cook 10 minutes, browning on all sides. Remove chicken from pan; reduce heat to medium.

Add 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, onion, and the next ingredients (onion through bay leaf); cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broth; bring to a boil. Return chicken to pan, and reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until chicken is done. Discard cinnamon and bay leaf.

While chicken cooks, place olives in a small saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil; drain. Repeat procedure. Add olives and juice to chicken mixture; sprinkle with cilantro. Serve over couscous.

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RYEAXL1.

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