Moroccan Chicken Stew Recipe

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 Cook chicken in oil in nonstick skillet Moroccan Chicken Stew Recipe

Total Time: 55 min
Prep: 15 min
Cook: 40 min

Yield: 6 servings
Level: Easy

Ingredients

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/2 pounds skinless chicken thighs
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 red onions, quartered lengthwise, sliced crosswise
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 (16-ounce) can tomato puree (no salt added)
1/4 cup honey
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 sweet green peppers, cut in 1/2-inch squares
1/3 cup golden raisins
1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
12 ounces orzo pasta, cooked
1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
3 tablespoons chopped parsley leaves

Directions

Toss flour and chicken in bag to coat. Cook chicken in oil in nonstick skillet 6 minutes, until browned, turning once. Transfer to plate.

Cook onion in skillet 7 minutes. Add garlic, cinnamon, ginger, cumin, cayenne; cook 1 minute. Stir in tomato, honey and salt. Add chicken; simmer, covered, 10 minutes. Stir in peppers, raisins and chickpeas; simmer, stirring, 15 minutes, until peppers are tender and chicken is no longer pink near the bone.

Serve over orzo. Sprinkle with almonds and parsley.

Recipe courtesy of Family Circle Magazine
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