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Peaches O Malley
07-17-2006, 12:28 AM
This is a really good spicy chicken recipe if anyone is interested.;-) I skip the raisins.

Spicy Moroccan Chicken

This high-protein, easy-to-make stew bursts with flavor and antioxidants.

2 teaspoons cinnamon (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=324)

2 teaspoons cumin (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=20)

2 teaspoons coriander (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=17)

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=320)

1 1/3 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=221), cut into bite-sized pieces

2 tablespoons olive oil (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=495)

1 medium yellow onion (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=148), Chopped

1 teaspoon grated gingerroot (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=166)

3 garlic cloves (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=165), crushed

1 cup fat-free low-sodium chicken broth

2 cups canned chopped no-salt-added whole tomatoes (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=151)

2 cups canned chick-peas (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=220), rinsed

3/4 cup pitted kalamata olives (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=32), halved

1/2 cup raisins (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=57)

2 tablespoons honey (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=155)

1 bay leaf (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=163)

1 tablespoon cinnamon (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=324)

1/2 lemon (http://www.recipezaar.com/library/getentry.zsp?id=125), seeded, cut into 4 wedges
6 servings
1 Hour prep

In a shallow bowl, combine 2 tsps. cinnamon, cumin and coriander, plus cayenne pepper and salt. Dredge chicken in spices.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; saute until browned, turning once. Remove chicken.
Add onion to skillet, saute 3 minutes. Add galic, ginger and broth; saute 5 minutes.
Add all remaining ingredients and the chicken. Cover and simmer 30 minutes. Serve in bowls with whole-wheat pitas.