Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Breasts

Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Breasts

The spicy coating caramelizes slightly during cooking, enhancing and mellowing the flavor mix.

From EatingWell: May/June 1995
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 15
Total Time: 45


  1. 3 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons Moroccan Spice Mix, (recipe follows)
  2. 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  3. 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, (1 pound)
  4. 2 teaspoons canola oil


  1. Blend Moroccan Spice Mix and oil in a shallow bowl. Pat chicken dry and dredge in the spice paste, turning to coat completely. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté the chicken breasts until cooked through, about 4 minutes per side.

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Nutrition Per Serving: 183 calories; 8 g fat (1 g sat, 4 g mono); 63 mg cholesterol; 3 g carbohydrates; 23 g protein; 2 g fiber; 330 mg sodium; 223 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Selenium (30% daily value).

Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 fat