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Chicken Casablanca Recipe
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Chicken Casablanca

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"This is a savory dish with a hint of sweet. Very healthy and nutritious! Serve with long-grain white rice."

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 20 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr 35 mins

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a deep pot over medium heat.
  2. Cook chicken breasts in hot oil until browned on both sides, but still slightly underdone in the center, 3 to 5 minutes per side; remove to a cutting board to cool.
  3. Stir onion into the oil in the pot; saute until lightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute more.
  4. Stir celery and carrot into the onion mixture; saute together until until the celery and carrot begin to soften, 2 to 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low, place a cover on the pot, and sweat the vegetable mixture until softened completely, about 10 minutes.
  5. Pour butternut squash soup and chicken broth into the pot; stir and bring to a simmer. Season the soup mixture with ras el hanout, cinnamon, salt, and pepper; stir. Replace cover to the pot and cook mixture at a simmer for 40 minutes.
  6. Cut the partially cooked chicken breasts into chunks; add to the soup mixture along with any juices that have collected on the cutting board. Stir peas and raisins into the soup mixture; simmer until the chicken pieces are no longer pink in the center, about 15 minutes more.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • You can make this really easy if you buy the boxed low-sodium butternut squash soup, bisque, or puree, as well as the single-serve low-sodium chicken broth.
  • Ras al hanout is a North African spice blend. You can buy it from specialty spice stores or mix it yourself, as there are many recipes for this blend online.
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Jun 09, 2014

Everyone in my family loved this dish, definitely making it again!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 401 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 44.5 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 66 mg
  • 22%
  • Fat
  • 12.4 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 8.6 g
  • 34%
  • Protein
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Sodium
  • 1295 mg
  • 52%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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