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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers

with Arugula-Tomato Salad

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Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers
276
calories
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Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers - Delicious indulgence—fresh and spicy

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Difficulty
1 hr
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 15 min.
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Nutritions
1 serving contains
Fat11 g
Saturated Fat Acids1.8 g
Protein26 g
Roughage3.5 g
Sugar added0 g
Calorie276
Carbohydrates/g16
Bread exchange unit1.5
Cholesterol/mg66
Uric acid/mg226
Vitamin A/mg0.4
Vitamin D/μg0
Vitamin E/mg2.6
Vitamin B₁/mg0.2
Vitamin B₂/mg0.2
Niacin/mg16.1
Vitamin B₆/mg0.7
Folate/μg66
Pantothenic acid/mg1.3
Biotin/μg7.7
Vitamin B₁₂/μg0.4
Vitamin C/mg76
Potassium/mg785
Calcium/mg116
Magnesium/mg61
Iron/mg2.2
Iodine/μg5
Zinc/mg1.2
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Ingredients
Preparation

Ingredients

for 2 servings
7 ounces
1
red Onion
1
3
2 sprigs
1 teaspoon
1 pinch
1 pinch
½ bunch
Arugula (about 40 grams)
4 ounces
2 tablespoons
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 4 Wooden skewers, 1 rectangular Casserole dish, 1 Small knife, 1 Bowl, 2 Plates, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Teaspoon, 1 optional Salad spinner, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Non-stick pan, 1 Small bowl

Preparation steps

Step 1/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 1

Rinse chicken breast, pat dry and cut lengthwise into 1 cm (approximately 1/2-inch) wide strips.

Step 2/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 2

Thread chicken strips onto 4 long wooden skewers and place in a rectangular baking dish.

Step 3/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 3

Peel onion and garlic and chop finely. Cut peels off 2 oranges, taking care to remove all of the white pith.

Step 4/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 4

Cut fruit segments between the separating membranes with a sharp knife, collecting the juice in a bowl. Set orange segments aside on a plate.

Step 5/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 5

Halve and squeeze the juice of the 3rd orange and measure 70 ml (approximately 5 tablespoons) of the juice.

Step 6/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 6

Rinse thyme, shake dry and pluck the leaves. Combine thyme with paprika, cayenne pepper, cinnamon, garlic, onion, orange juice and salt and pepper to taste.

Step 7/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 7

Pour the marinade over the chicken skewers, cover and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.

Step 8/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 8

Meanwhile, rinse arugula and spin dry. Halve cherry tomatoes and rinse.

Step 9/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 9

Remove chicken skewers from the marinade and set aside on a plate. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan, add the marinade and bring to a boil. Cook until reduced by half.

Step 10/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 10

Pour marinade reduction into a small bowl. Wipe the pan. Heat the remaining oil and cook the chicken skewers, turning frequently, until brown on all sides, about 6 minutes.

Step 11/11
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 11

Arrange arugula, orange segments and tomatoes on a plate. Place chicken skewers on top, drizzle with cooled marinade and serve.

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