Chicken with Dates

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon tumeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup dried apricot halves, chopped
  • 2 pitted dates, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon water

Directions:

  1. In a gallon size ziplock bag, combine the oil, garlic, ginger, cumin, paprika, tumeric, cinnamon, and salt.
  2. Add chicken and seal the bag, turning to coat.
  3. Refrigerate and marinate at least 1 hour.
  4. Drain and discard the marinade.
  5. Spray a non-stick skillet with cooking spray and heat on medium high heat.
  6. Add chicken & broth; cook cover for 15 minutes.
  7. Turn the chicken over.
  8. Add the apricots, dates, lemon zest, and water.
  9. Cook, covered, until chicken is done, about 15 minutes.
  10. Add more water if needed to prevent sticking.
  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 Thigh
  • Calories: 202
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • WW Points: 5

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