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Moroccan Lemon Chicken Recipe
|Olive oil||2 Tablespoon|
|Chicken pieces||1 1⁄2 Kilogram|
|Onion||200 Gram, sliced (1 Large Sized)|
|Garlic||2 Clove (10 gm), crushed|
|Ground cumin||2 Teaspoon|
|Ground turmeric||2 Teaspoon|
|Lemon rind strips||2 (6 Centimeter)|
|Lemon juice||80 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)|
|Canned tomatoes||400 Gram|
|Water||125 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)|
|Seeded black olives||60 Gram (1/4 Cup)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2467 Calories from Fat 790
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 89 g137.5%
Saturated Fat 16.6 g82.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1049.8 mg
Sodium 2155.8 mg89.8%
Total Carbohydrates 77 g25.8%
Dietary Fiber 17.9 g71.5%
Sugars 11.7 g
Protein 332 g663.6%
Vitamin A 72.4% Vitamin C 257.6%
Calcium 52.2% Iron 147.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Drain; cover to keep warm.
Add onion, garlic, cinnamon and ground spices to same pan; cook, stirring, until onion is soft.
Return chicken to pan with rind, juice, undrained crushed tomatoes and water.
Bring to boil; simmer, covered, about 40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through, [can be prepared ahead to this point; refrigerate up to 2 days or freeze] Stir in olives; simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly.
Discard cinnamon sticks.