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Moroccan Chicken Stew

Cozy and delicious Moroccan Chicken Stew full of shredded chicken breast, and carrots. 390 calories per serving and very filling. 
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Chicken Dishes
Keyword: chicken recipe, chicken stew recipe, easy low calorie recipe, easy meal prep recipe, low calorie chicken stew, low calorie meal prep recipe, moroccan chicken recipe, moroccan chicken stew
Servings: 6
Calories: 390kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 white onion chopped
  • 1 28 oz can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 inch ginger chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic whole
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 chicken breasts
  • 2 white onion sliced
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp coriander
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 carrots sliced
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup pitted dates chopped
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 cups chicken stock

Instructions

  • In a blender add the chopped white onion, crushed tomatoes, ginger and garlic, and pulse until smooth.
  • In a large pot over medium-high heat add the olive oil and add the chicken and just brown it on both sides, about 2 minutes per side. Set the chicken aside on a plate.
  • Add the sliced onions to the pot and saute them until tender, about 4 minutes. Next, add the salt, coriander, cumin, turmeric, and cinnamon and stir until fragrant, about 2 more minutes.
  • Pour in the tomato puree mixture. Add the chicken back to the pot as well as the remaining ingredients. Bring to a simmer and lower the heat to low and cover. Cook for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken breast to a large dish and shred the chicken with two forks. Add the shredded chicken back to the pot and cook another 15 minutes.
  • Serve over a 1/2 cup of cooked rice and enjoy!

Notes

NUTRITION INFORMATION Yield: 6 servings Calories: 390 Total Fat: 3.9g Saturated Fat: 0.6g Cholesterol: 35mg Sodium: 901mg Carbohydrates: 70.5g Fiber: 9.8g Sugar: 36.7g Protein: 18.5g