Chicken Tangine

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 50 min.
Bring a taste of Moroccan cooking to the table with tender chicken, aromatic spices, and a richly flavored sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 6-7 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 2 Tbs all-purpose flour
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbs ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp coriander, ground
  • 1 tsp cumin, ground
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup dried apricots
  • 1 cup whole blanched almonds
  • 1 cup pitted green olives

Directions

  • In large soup pot over high heat, heat olive oil. In small glass bowl, place chicken and add flour. Toss chicken to coat. Place chicken in olive oil; brown on all sides. Reduce heat to medium-low; add onion, garlic and ginger. Sauté about 5 minutes. Stir in coriander and cumin; sauté until aromatic, about 30 seconds. Add wine. Increase heat to high. Boil until wine has reduced by half. Stir in chicken broth, apricots, almonds and olives. Bring to a simmer; reduce heat to low, cover pot and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Serve over cous cous.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 760
  Calories from Fat 418 (55%)
(74%)Total Fat 48g
(44%)Saturated Fat 9g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10g
Monounsaturated Fat 24g
(39%)Cholesterol 118mg
(34%)Sodium 805mg
(33%)Potassium 1151mg
Total Carbohydrate 40g
(34%)Dietary Fiber 9g
Sugars 22g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(74%)Protein 37g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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