• Moroccan-style Chicken

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size 1
    Calories 238
    Total Fat 10 g
    Saturated Fat 2 g
    Sodium 596 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 8 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.5 g
    Protein 28.5 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Olive oil 2 teaspoons
    Yellow onion, chopped 1
    Garlic cloves, minced 2
    Chicken quarters, skin removed 2
    Reduced-sodium chicken stock ½ cup
    Juice of ½ lemon
    Paprika ½ teaspoon
    Dried ginger ½ teaspoon
    Salt ¼ teaspoon
    Freshly ground pepper to taste
    Lemon zest 2 teaspoons
    Parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon
    Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
    2. Drizzle olive oil into a baking dish and then add onion and garlic. Place chicken on top of the onion and garlic, and pour over the chicken stock and fresh squeezed lemon juice. Season the chicken with the paprika, ginger, salt, pepper, and lemon zest.
    3. Bake chicken in the oven for 30 minutes. Remove and baste with juices. Cover with aluminum foil and continue baking for another 15 minutes, or until a meat thermometer registers 175°F. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.

    Exchanges4 very lean meats; 1 fat; 1 vegetable

    Side Suggestions: CouscousPrepare using chicken stock instead of water for added flavor.

    Side Suggestions: Moroccan Citrus SaladCombine 1 peeled and chopped orange, 2 tablespoons raisins, 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl. Cover and chill until served.


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