Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Enjoy this spiced chicken recipe that’s ready in just 30 minutes – perfect for a dinner.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
tablespoon paprika
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon ground allspice
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
cups water
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
1 1/2
cups uncooked couscous
1/4
cup raisins, if desired
1
small papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced
  1. In small bowl, mix paprika, salt, cumin, allspice and cinnamon. Coat both sides of chicken with spice mixture.
  2. In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Cook chicken in oil 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  3. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, heat water and 1 teaspoon oil just to boiling. Stir in couscous; remove from heat. Cover; let stand 5 minutes. Fluff couscous before serving; stir in raisins. Serve chicken with couscous and papaya.
Makes 4 servings
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Serve-With
Looking for something quick but fancy to serve guests? Dress up this dish with warmed pita folds drizzled with olive oil or melted butter or with Middle Eastern flatbread.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 470
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 380mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 55g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 40g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.