You are here

Moroccan Chicken With California Figs

GFreeFoodie's picture
KC Pomering from G-Free Foodie shows you how to make Gluten Free Moroccan Chicken with California Figs.
Ingredients
  Chicken breast boneless skinless 3 Pound, cut into serving size pieces
  Dried california figs 200 Gram, snipped
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), minced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  White wine/Apple juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Bay leaves 2
  Allspice 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grounded
  Dried thyme leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Sesame seeds/Almond 2 Tablespoon, toasted (Optional)
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a skillet add in the olive oil, followed by chicken. Brown the chicken from both the sides.
2. Add in the garlic, onion, bay leaf, figs, thyme, all spice, green pepper and tomato sauce.
3. Pour in the white wine and cover the pot simmer for 30 minutes on low heat.

SERVING
4. Garnish Moroccan Chicken with sesame seeds and serve with dinner bread and enjoy!

TIPS
May also place covered skillet in oven at 325°F and cook for 2 hours, until chicken is done, or turn into crockpot and cook on low for about 6 hours, until chicken is done.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Moroccan
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Explore some savory applications of fresh figs rather than just going dessert-crazy. This Moroccan chicken, braised it in a flavorful broth of wine, herbs, and figs. The result is absolutely delicious–the chicken is incredibly tender and the sauce was sweet, herby, with a surprisingly well-rounded, balanced, full flavor that become one in a way that complimented the chicken perfectly. Once you try this recipe you will be wishing you could have fresh figs year-round.

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.44
Average: 4.4 (5 votes)