CHICKEN TAGINE WITH KALE

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Chicken Tagine with Kale

Servings: 4

Keywords: chicken, kale

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs cut in bite-size pieces
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup thinly cut kale
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger - grated
  • 3 cloves garlic - minced
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 15 oz. can garbanzo beans/chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup apricots cut in pieces
  • ½ cup dried dates cut in pieces
  • Instructions

    1. Heat oil in a pot on medium high. Brown the chicken in batches for about 5 minutes. Remove the chicken and set aside. Place the onions in the pot and cook for about 5 minutes. Add ginger and the next 4 ingredients. Cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Add the chicken stock and scrape the pan, loosening the browned chicken pieces. Return the chicken to the pot. Stir. Cover and cook on low for about 45 minutes to an hour. After the chicken is cooked add the garbanzo beans, kale, apricots and dates. Heat for about 5 minutes. Serve over whole-wheat couscous. Click for larger image

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1

    Serving Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 570
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 17g 26%
    Saturated Fat 4g 20%
    Trans Fat 0g
    Sodium 876mg 36%
    Total Carbohydrate 114g 38%
    Dietary Fiber 15g 60%
    Sugars 48g
    Protein 33.5g

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

    Notes

    The first half of the recipe can be made the night before then heat and the garbanzo beans and other ingredients added before serving. You can use any of your favorite dried fruits in this. Dried plums and cranberries would also work well.