Saucy Mediterranean Chicken with Rice
TAKES: 30 min. • MAKES: 4 servings
This chicken dish has hints of an exotic Mediterranean flavor. I’ve adjusted the recipe to suit the whole family.
—Tabitha Alloway, Edna, KS
³/4 cup water 3 Tbsp. tomato paste 2 Tbsp. lemon juice ³/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. chili powder 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/4 tsp. ground fennel seed 1/4 tsp. ground turmeric 1 tsp. ground coriander, optional 3 Tbsp. olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-in. cubes 3 cups hot cooked rice minced fresh parsley, optional
1. In a bowl, mix the water, tomato paste, lemon juice, salt, chili powder, garlic powder, ginger, fennel, turmeric and, if desired, coriander until smooth.
2. In a skillet, heat oil over mediumhigh heat. Add onions; cook and stir until tender. Stir in chicken; brown 3-4 minutes. Add water mixture.
3. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat; simmer, uncovered, until chicken is no longer pink, 8-10 minutes. Serve with rice. If desired, top with parsley. PER SERVING 394 cal., 13g fat (2g sat. fat), 63mg chol., 527mg sod., 40g carb. (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g pro.