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Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers

with Arugula-Tomato Salad
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Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers

Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers - Delicious indulgence—fresh and spicy

Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 15 min.
Ready in
Calories:
276
calories
Calories
0
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Nutritional values

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie276 kcal(13 %)
Protein26 g(27 %)
Fat11 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates16 g(11 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage3.5 g(12 %)
Vitamin A0.4 mg(50 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.6 mg(22 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin16.1 mg(134 %)
Vitamin B₆0.7 mg(50 %)
Folate66 μg(22 %)
Pantothenic acid1.3 mg(22 %)
Biotin7.7 μg(17 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.4 μg(13 %)
Vitamin C76 mg(80 %)
Potassium785 mg(20 %)
Calcium116 mg(12 %)
Magnesium61 mg(20 %)
Iron2.2 mg(15 %)
Iodine5 μg(3 %)
Zinc1.2 mg(15 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.8 g
Uric acid226 mg
Cholesterol66 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
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
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

1.
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 1

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

2.
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 2

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

3.
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.

4.
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.

5.
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.

6.
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.

7.
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.

8.
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers preparation step 8

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

9.
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.

10.
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.

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.